Motorcycle-Semi Truck Fatal Collision In Aurora, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday morning (October 5, 2016) in Aurora.  The accident, involving a collision between a motorcycle and semi truck, happened on Aurora’s far east side, in the DuPage County portion of the city.

An excerpt from the October 5, 2016 Daily Herald article titled “Naperville motorcyclist dies in Aurora crash“:

Police said Johnny R. Williams was riding his 2000 Suzuki GX6 fast south on Commons about 6:40 a.m. when he struck the rear of the trailer driven by a 49-year-old Aurora man who was turning into the post office at 3900 Gabrielle.

At the time of the accident, the semi truck was heading northbound on Commons Drive.

Williams was taken to Rush Copley Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was pronounced dead at 7:18 a.m.  At the time of the collision, he was wearing a motorcycle helmet.

The truck driver, a 49-year-old man from Aurora, was cited for failure to yield while turning left.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the Aurora Patch article of October 5 titled “Aurora Truck Driver Cited in Fatal Motorcycle Crash.”

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