Motorcyclist dies after collision with Semi-Truck

A motorcyclist lost his life after being struck by a semi-truck on a ramp on Interstate 290 while both vehicles were attempting to get on the ramp at the same time.


The accident occurred on Saturday, October 13th  around 4:51 p.m. as the motorcyclist was getting on the eastbound entrance ramp of I-290 at Mannheim Road in Hillside. The motorcyclist collided with a semi-truck that was carrying a trailer.


The motorcyclist was pushed against a wall and then he was run over by the trailer. The unnamed motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 5:08 p.m.


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