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Downers Grove

Motorcyclist dies in fatal Downers Grove accident

DOWNERS GROVE - A motorcyclist was pronounced dead March 12 at Good Samaritan Hospital following a crash at Main and 67th streets in Downers Grove, according to a Downers Grove Police Department news release.

Police at approximately 1:39 p.m. responded to a report of a crash involving a car and a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries and was transported by the Downers Grove Fire Department to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The driver’s name will not be released pending the notification of family, the release stated.

The preliminary investigation indicates the car was turning left onto 67th Street from northbound Main Street when it was struck by the motorcycle that was traveling southbound on Main Street, according to the release.

The crash is under investigation by the Downers Grove Police Department and the FIAT Major Crash Reconstruction Team.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Downers Grove Police Department at 630-434-5600.

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