Holiday Hills, IL (June 11, 2020) – The identity of one of the victims killed in a motorcycle crash in Holiday Hills has been released by authorities. Victoria Miller, 56, of McHenry, Illinois sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle that veered into oncoming traffic. The accident occurred on Wednesday, June 3rd, at the intersection of S. River Road and Sunset Drive.
A 20-year-old McHenry woman driving a 2017 Acura TLX traveling on River Road veered into southbound traffic, striking a 2003 Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy motorcycle and a 2005 Harley-Davidson Trike. Miller was reportedly operating the 2005 Harley-Davidson at the time of the crash.
Miller was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. Two other victims are reportedly still in critical condition.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Victoria Miller at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Illinois
Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to suffering serious injuries in the event of a crash. In fact, statistics show riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a collision. Around 45% of motorcycle crashes result in injuries.
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