Motorcycle and truck accident claims life on U.S. 45
A man from Flora was killed after a motorcycle and truck accident occurred on U.S. 45.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred as the pickup truck driver stopped at a stop sign and then began to cross over the interstate. He failed to see the motorcycle heading toward them and they collided.
The 31-year-old man operating the motorcycle and the 29-year-old passenger were transported to Carle Foundation Hospital. The man was later pronounced dead. The driver of the pickup truck was cited for failure to yield.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims.