Antioch, Ill. (October 11, 2021) – The Village of Antioch Police Department is currently investigating a motorcycle accident that occurred yesterday evening.
On October 10, 2021, shortly before 6 p.m., the Antioch Police Department was dispatched to the area of North Avenue and Drom Court for a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that lost control. On arrival, officers discovered an unoccupied motorcycle in a nearby yard. A subsequent investigation found that the driver of the motorcycle had fled the scene on foot, and that the motorcycle had been reported stolen out of Chicago.
Responding officers set a perimeter around the crash site, with assistance being provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Villa Police Department. The Wheeling Police Department provided a K9 unit to assist with the search. Despite a search by the Wheeling K9 unit, the offender was unable to be located.
This matter remains under investigation.
No other information is available at this time.
Anyone who may have information is asked to call Antioch Police Criminal Investigations, 847-395-8585.