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Two Critically Injured After Motorcycle Slams into Dumpster in Elmhurst

Intersection of 55th Avenue and 90th Street (Google Maps)

Sept. 21, 2020 By Christian Murray

A motorcycle rider and his passenger are both in critical condition after a crash in Elmhurst Monday morning.

According to police, the incident took place at around 6:30 a.m. when the rider crashed into a dumpster near the intersection of 55th Avenue and 90th Street.

Police found the operator of the motorcycle, a 26-year-old man, and his passenger, a 35-year-old female, in critical condition. They were transported to Elmhurst Hospital.

According to a preliminary investigation, the rider hit the dumpster after swerving to avoid a car while he was was heading west on 55th Avenue. The pair were ejected from the bike.

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.


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