Motorcyclist Reported Riding Southbound on the Northbound Left Shoulder of Route 53 Near Palatine Rd Near Arlington Heights

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Illinois State Police were alerted about 9:51 p.m. Thursday August 6, 2020 to a report of a wrong-way driver in the northbound lanes of Route 53 near Palatine Road.

Illinois State Police were alerted of wrong-way motorcycle driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Route 53. The motorcyclist was reported to be driving the wrong way down the left should of the northbound lanes.

The driver and the motorcycle were not initially described.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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