Sean Meyer, 26, and Justine Randall, 23, were killed when the driver of the motorcycle lost control on southbound Milwaukee Avenue at Center Avenue. Buffalo Grove police reported a motorcycle took off on them at Dundee Road and Milwaukee Avenue and cautioned that Wheeling police be on the lookout for the motorcycle. Seconds later, Buffalo Grove police still submitting information to dispatch, and about to estimate the speed of the motorcycle, were interrupted mid-sentence as they apparently witnessed the motorcycle crash. The police reported they saw headlights from the motorcycle up in the air. They believed the motorcycle had crashed off in the distance. It did not appear that Buffalo Grove police were in pursuit of the motorcycle prior to the crash or at the time of the crash.
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Google Street View near the crash scene at Milwaukee Avenue and Center Avenue, also near the Rise & Dine Pancake House.
Buffalo Grove police pulled up to the scene of the crashed motorcycle and found a male and female unresponsive at the crash scene. Wheeling police arrived in their jurisdiction and immediately requested an Accident Investigation Team, as it appeared both victims had been killed in the crash. Justine Randall was dead on the scene; Sean Meyer, apparently the driver, was pronounced dead at Glenbrook Hospital at about 4:00 a.m. Sunday.
Wheeling police were investigating the registration on the motorcycle. Justine Randall resided in the 200 block of Inverrary Lane in Deerfield. Sean Meyer resided in the 500 block of South Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling, about one-half mile from the crash scene.
Southbound Milwaukee Avenue was blocked for an extended period while the Accident Investigation Team worked at the scene. The Wheeling Police Department Crash Investigation Unit and the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team were at the scene.