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Friday, April 26, 2024

Indiana man dies in motorcycle crash in Illinois

Champaign, Illinois, (April 26, 2024) - A 19-year-old Indiana man is dead after he was ejected from his motorcycle following a collision with a car in Champaign. On Thursday at 10:06 p.m. Champaign Police were dispatched to the intersection of University and Fourth Street for a report of an Accident with Injuries.

The initial investigation indicates that the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on University Avenue when a westbound car failed to yield while making a left turn onto Fourth Street. The motorcycle collided with the car, ejecting the rider. The driver of the car was cited at the scene for failure to yield to oncoming traffic.

Police say the man had sustained multiple injuries in a crash, and officers with the Champaign Police Department immediately rendered medical aid with assistance from the Champaign Fire Department.

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