On Sunday evening shortly before 8:00pm, Antioch Police responded to a single vehicle motorcycle crash at the intersection of North Avenue and Nelson Road, which resulted in the death of 57 year old man from unincorporated Antioch.
The preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Nelson Road, and for reasons not yet determined, it did not stop at the “t” intersection. The motorcycle crossed over North Avenue and left the roadway when it struck a tree, resulting in the driver being thrown from the motorcycle.
The Antioch Fire Department transported the driver, who is not being identified at this time, to Condell Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Antioch Police Department, with the assistance of the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.