McHenry County Fatal Motorcycle Accident
A June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash near Bull Valley resulted in fatal crash injuries to the rider. This single-vehicle accident occurred in the evening hours.
Details regarding this June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash appear limited at this time. The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.
First responders went to the accident scene, which was on Bull Valley Road near Blackberry Lane, at approximately 11:45 p.m. The motorcyclist was taken to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries. He was in critical condition.
The motorcyclist, identified by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office as Esteban “Steve” Tellez, 42, of Arlington Heights, later died from his accident injuries.
This June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the June 25, 2019 Northwest Herald article titled “McHenry County Coroner’s Office IDs man who died after Saturday night motorcycle crash.”
An excerpt from the article:
There is a sharp curve in the road in that area, which may have contributed to the crash, fire officials have said.
This June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash remains under investigation.
Additional Details Regarding This Motorcycle Crash Near Bull Valley
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the June 24 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “1 Dead in Bull Valley Motorcycle Crash.”
There can be many reasons for loss of motorcycle control. These reasons are further discussed on the “McHenry County Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities” page. Motorcycle loss of control remains a significant hazard to riders. This issue has led to a high percentage of fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents.
An excerpt from the above-mentioned page:
There are various, wide-ranging reasons as to why these losses of control can occur. For instance, a defective motorcycle part or component can cause or contribute to a crash. Another cause of loss of motorcycle control is if there is a tire blowout, which often leads to a loss of control crash. Rider error or inattentiveness can also play a role. Often a motorcycle accident investigation is needed to determine the cause of the loss of control.