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An accident between a truck and several motorcycles leaves two dead

Posted on August 6, 2016 3:29 pm under Car Accidents

Two people were killed on Saturday, July 16 when the driver of a pickup truck left his lane and ran into multiple motorcycles in the oncoming lane.

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. on State Park Road when the 60-year-old southbound truck driver hit the motorcycles headed north. The truck driver’s vehicle caught fire and he died at the scene. One motorcyclist, a 43-year-old from Rothschild was declared dead at the Centegra McHenry Medical Center while five other motorcyclists were treated for injuries.

Multi-agency Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team is still investigating what exactly caused the truck driver to leave his lane.

The attorneys with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® know how devastating an accident can be when it involved a motorcyclist. Our thoughts go out to both victims and their loved ones.