Pekin Police investigate fatal accident

Published: May. 23, 2022 at 9:04 AM CDT
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PEKIN (Heart of Illinois ABC) - One person is dead after a motorcycle collided with another vehicle Sunday afternoon in Pekin.

Pekin Police Public Information Officer Billie Jo Ingles says it happened at the intersection of Townline Road and Veterans Drive just before 12:30 PM Sunday.

Police say the motorcycle was heading northbound on Veterans, when the driver of the car was turning left from Towerline Road. That is when the motorcycle hit the car, with the motorcycle driver being ejected.

Lifeflight was called, and took the motorcycle driver to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. That is where they later died.

The car’s driver was taken to the hospital without injury.

The investigation into this crash, and no further details have been released.

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