Motorcycle Crash In McHenry County
A Port Barrington motorcycle crash resulted in the motorcyclist suffering non-life-threatening injuries. This Port Barrington motorcycle crash occurred Saturday (June 27, 2020) evening.
The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the June 30, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Motorcyclist injured after crash in Port Barrington.”
An excerpt from the article:
The Wauconda Fire District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:11 p.m. Saturday to the 600 block of Rawson Bridge Road in Port Barrington for a single-vehicle crash.
McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rogers said that a 2011 Yamaha Stryker motorcycle was traveling westbound on Rawson Bridge Road.
The driver, a 39-year-old Chicago man, failed to navigate the curve near the Broken Oar Bar and Grill and crashed into the guardrail.
The motorcyclist was taken to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington for treatment of his accident injuries.
This Port Barrington motorcycle crash remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
Additional Details Regarding This Port Barrington Motorcycle Crash
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
Motorcycle accidents caused by loss of control continue to be a leading cause of Illinois motorcycle accidents. As seen in McHenry County motorcycle accidents discussed on this site, these accidents can result in a wide range of injuries. These injuries can vary significantly in their severity, with many being life-threatening in nature.
There are many reasons as to why these crashes can occur. The various reasons are further discussed on the “McHenry County Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities” page. As seen on that page, while some loss of control accidents are caused by rider error, some are outside the control of the motorcyclist. For those that are the fault of the rider, one of the most common reasons for a sudden loss of control is if a curve in the road is taken at too high of a speed.