Motorcyclist killed in Garfield Ridge crash, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, August 21, 2023
Motoryclist killed in Garfield Ridge crash
EMBED <>More Videos

Chicago police said a man was killed in a motorcycle crash in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood Sunday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, Chicago police said.

The crash occurred at about 9:58 p.m. in the 5300-block of West 55th Street, police said.

Police said a 36-year-old man was traveling westbound on 55th Street on a motorcycle when he struck the driver side of a black SUV also heading southbound on Lockwood Avenue.

Chicago crime: Armed carjacker using Facebook Marketplace to find victims, police say

The motorcyclist was transported to Advocate Christ Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt, police said. Area One detectives are investigating.