Lincoln couple injured in evening motorcycle accident

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[June 19, 2016]  LINCOLN - The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 9.

WHAT: Personal Injury Crash

WHERE: I-55 northbound on-ramp at interchange 126 (Logan County)

WHEN: 06/19/16 - 7:23 P.M.

VEHICLE: Unit 1: Black 2004 Harley Davidson Motorcycle

DRIVER: Unit 1: Rodney Alberts - 63 year old male, Lincoln, IL

PASSENGER: Unit 1: Jill Alberts Ė 60 year old female, Lincoln, IL

PRELIMINARY: Unit 1 had been traveling north on the I-55 on-ramp at interchange 126. For unknown reasons, unit 1 went off the right side of the ramp and down a grass embankment. Both occupants were ejected from the motorcycle. The driver was transported to St. Johnís Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries. The passenger was transported to St. Johnís Hospital by helicopter with serious injuries.

CHARGES: Improper lane usage and other charges pending investigation

[Rick Price, Illinois State Police]


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