“Motorcycle Rider Killed in Collision with SUV in North Springfield”

By | August 1, 2023



A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a SUV in north Springfield, marking the city’s 17th deadly motor vehicle crash of the year. The accident occurred when a Nissan Rogue attempted to turn south at an intersection and collided with the eastbound motorcycle. The motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital, while the occupants of the Nissan suffered minor injuries. The crash is currently under investigation. This incident follows two other fatal crashes in the past 10 days in Springfield. The identity of the motorcyclist will be revealed once authorities notify their next of kin. Ryan Collingwood reported

Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Collision with SUV in Springfield

A tragic incident occurred in north Springfield on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in the death of a motorcyclist. The collision, which involved a small SUV, marked the city’s 17th fatal motor vehicle crash of the year.

According to the Springfield Police, the accident took place at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Kearney Street. A Nissan Rogue traveling westbound on Kearney Street attempted to turn south onto Grant Avenue but collided with the eastbound motorcycle. The authorities are currently investigating the crash to determine the circumstances leading to the accident.

Regrettably, the motorcyclist succumbed to their injuries at a local hospital. Meanwhile, the occupants of the Nissan suffered minor injuries and received medical treatment.

At this point, it remains uncertain whether the motorcyclist had been wearing a helmet. The identity of the deceased individual will be disclosed once the authorities have notified their next of kin.

This unfortunate incident marks the third fatal crash in Springfield within the past ten days. Over the weekend, another tragic accident occurred at the intersection of Sunshine Street and McCurry Street, resulting in the loss of a man, a woman, and her unborn child. The victims have been identified as Justin Richards and Trisha Gulick.


The city of Springfield mourns the loss of yet another life in a devastating collision. As investigations continue, authorities urge all motorists to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations to prevent further tragedies on the roads.