Police: Motorcyclist Dies In Crash On I-57

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man died in a motorcycle crash late Saturday on I-57 on the Far South Side, police said.

The motorcyclist crashed the bike into a guardrail about 11:55 p.m. in the inbound lanes of I-57 near 107th Street, according Illinois State Police Master Sgt. R.A. Caves. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and no other injuries were reported.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died, police said. His age was not known and the Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately provide information on the fatality.

All inbound lanes of the expressway were temporarily closed to traffic at 111th Street, but were reopened at 3:10 a.m., police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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