Motorcycle Crash on Aptakisic Rd Near Twin Oaks Blvd Kills Vernon Hills Man


Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:20 p.m. Sunday, October 23, 2016 to a report of a motorcycle crash with injuries at Long Aptakisic Road and Twin Oaks Boulevard. Paramedics and police received a report that the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle on impact, and was not getting up after the crash.

Police were on the scene first and requested paramedics expedite to the scene. The Major Crash Assistance Team was also immediately requested to the scene.

Firefighter/paramedics on the scene reported a motorcycle with heavy damage and a vehicle with heavy damage.

Buffalo Grove Fire Department’s battalion chief assigned Engine 27’s to the scene to cover for the entire Engine 26 crew accompanying Ambulance 26’s crew by 1:31 p.m. — departing for Level I Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center.

The driver of the motorcycle, identified as Eugene Lapir, age 29 of Vernon Hills, was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where he was later pronounced dead. Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Orlando Portillo said an autopsy was scheduled for today, Monday, October 24, 2016.

The driver of the car that crashed with the motorcycle was also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and later released, according to Buffalo Grove Deputy Police Chief Roy Bethge. Two other passengers in the car apparently did not initially suffer any injuries.

An extended crash investigation as designated at the scene with the Major Crash Assistance Team on the scene with Buffalo Grove Police Department. Aptakisic Road was closed from Route 83 to Brandywyn Lane for about four hours after the crash during the detailed accident investigation. The speed limit on Aptakisic Road is 45 MPH at the location of the crash scene.


ENGINE(S): E26 E27


EMS: A26 A ??

Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to …

Help fund The Cardinal

Search Amazon …

Search for products sold on Amazon: is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at