Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:53 PM Monday to a fatal motorcycle crash with a car at Roselle Rd and Hartford Dr Schaumburg, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a motorcyclist was involved in a crash with a car. The motorcyclist was reported to have severe injuries.
Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics found the motorcycle driver deceased off the road at the northeast corner of the intersection. Both the motorcycle and the Ford Taurus sedan that was involved in the crash with the motorcycle came to a rest on the northeast corner.
— Villageof Schaumburg (@SchaumburgIL) July 28, 2014
The motorcycle driver killed was identified as Wayne Grothe, age 23, of Hoffman Estates, and a graduate of Conant High School in 2009. He also worked at a Harley-Davidson dealership.
A female driver, age 77, driving the sedan that crashed with the motorcycle was transported to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village with minor injuries.
A pedestrian standard signal was also damaged in the crash.
The Schaumburg Police Department Special Operations Division Traffic Unit and the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT) Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team are investigating the cause of the crash. The exact cause of the crash and any other factors that may have contributed are still under investigation. No citations have been issued. The investigation was on-going as of Tuesday morning.
Roselle Road was closed for an on scene accident investigation and data collection operation between Weathersfield Way and Wise Road for several hours Monday afternoon.
Schaumburg police urge any citizens who may have witnessed the accident to call the Schaumburg Police Department Traffic Unit at 847-882-3534
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