SUV vs Motorcycle Crash Injures Motorcyclist at Central Rd and Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights


VIDEO: SUV vs Motorcycle Crash Central Rd and Wilke Rd Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:14 PM Monday October 1, 2018 to a report of an SUV vs motorcycle crash at Central Road and Wilke Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police were first on the scene and requested firefighter/paramedics to expedite to the scene.

A motorcycle was down in the northbound curb lane of Wilke Road just north of Central Road. The motorcyclist was down in the street at the northwest corner of Central Road and Wilke Road. The vehicle that crashed with the motorcyclist was a Honda Pilot SUV with severe front end damage. The Honda Pilot came to a stop in the center lane of northbound Wilke Road, a little further north of the motorcycle.

Firefighter/paramedics evaluated and treated the motorcyclist in the street for a short time before transferring him to the ambulance. The male motorcyclist was conscious but possibly suffered serious injuries. He was transported to Northwest Community Hospital about two blocks east of the crash scene.

There were possibly three people in the Honda Pilot when the crash occurred. They initially did not report any injuries.

There was a motorcycle helmet near the motorcyclist on the street. Police were looking for a GoPro camera that may have been connected to the helmet. Initially it was concluded that there was no GoPro camera connected to the helmet.

Police were also looking for license plates on the motorcycle, and initially there were no plates discovered. Police were also searching for the intersection in case the plates detached from the motorcycle during the crash. It was unknown whether police found any license plates. The accident is under investigation.

There was intermittent rain in the area when the crash occurred. It is unknown if it was raining at the time of the crash. During rescue and investigation of the crash, the rain steadily increased and a thundershower with lightning brought heavy rain to the crash scene by 10:00 p.m.

Rolling Meadows Police Department assisted with traffic control around the crash scene.


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