Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Nunda Township

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (April 24, 2016) in Nunda Township.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicates that the crash involved a motorcyclist traveling southbound on River Road at Black Partridge Road at approximately 11:33 p.m.  At that time – for a currently undetermined reason – the motorcycle (a Harley Davidson XL883C) left the roadway to the west, and it collided with a guardrail.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle during the collision, and he was not wearing a helmet.

The motorcyclist was identified as Merrick M. Gehrke, 35, of McHenry.  He died at the accident scene.

An excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office news release of April 25, 2016, titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash“:

The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Members of the McHenry Township Fire Protection District and A-TEC Ambulance also responded to the scene. The Island Lake Police Department assisted with traffic control.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Accident

Additional details concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office news release mentioned above, as well as the April 25 Daily Herald article titled “McHenry man killed in Nunda Township motorcycle crash” as well as the April 25 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “Police Identify Motorcyclist Killed in Sunday Night Crash.”

Motorcycle Accident Near Richmond

McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

There was a motorcycle crash Saturday (April 16, 2016) near Richmond.

According to the Richmond Township Fire Protection District, they responded to the crash at approximately 1:00 p.m.  The accident scene was in the vicinity of the 7200 block of Keystone Road.

This motorcycle accident appears to have been caused by a loss of control.

An excerpt from the Northwest Herald article of April 16, 2016, titled “Richmond-area motorcycle crash sends man to hospital with serious injuries, officials say“:

McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop said the man was southbound Keystone Road when he went around a turn and maneuvered it incorrectly, causing him to leave the roadway and go into a southbound ditch.

The man, identified only as being 62 years old and from Arlington Heights, was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries.  The injuries were described as “serious injuries” but were also considered to be “non-life-threatening” in nature.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this McHenry County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above.

“T-Bone Collision” Near Woodstock

McHenry County “T-Bone Crash”

There was a collision on Wednesday morning (April 6, 2016) near Woodstock.

According to the Woodstock Fire Rescue District, they responded to the crash at approximately 10:45 a.m.  The accident scene was at Charles Road and Raffel Roads.

An excerpt from the Northwest Herald article of April 6, 2016, titled “Woodstock-area T-bone crash injures Lake in the Hills woman, officials say“:

A 2012 Mazda Sedan traveling east on Charles Road struck a 1999 GMC van traveling south on Raffel Road when it entered the intersection, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop said.

The driver of the GMC was taken to Centegra Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.  She was identified as Sherri A. Gottlieb, 43, of Lake in the Hills.  According to Knop, she was cited for disobeying a stop sign.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Car Accident

Additional details regarding this “t-bone collision” can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above.