UPDATE: 1 dead in pedestrian-motorcycle crash
UPDATE (12:30 a.m.) - Pedestrian dies from injuries in a crash with a motorcyclist in the northbound lanes of Veterans Parkway, between East Empire and Eastland Drive, Bloomington Police and the McLean County Coroner’s Office said late Friday night.
The pedestrian, whose name is not being released, was pronounced dead at nearby OSF St. Joseph Medical Center. Police said the motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and is being treated at a local hospital.
Police said they’re still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, and there have been no arrests.
The coroner’s office is planning an autopsy.
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Police said in a statement that people wishing to remain anonymous can also provide information.
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BLOOMINGTON (25 News Now) - A motorcyclist struck a pedestrian Friday night on Bloomington’s busiest roadway sending both of them to a local hospital with serious injuries.
The crash happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. on northbound Veterans Parkway, between East Empire Street and Eastland Drive.
Bloomington Police said at least one of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. The motorcycle came to rest in a ditch near Olive Garden Italian Restaurant.
Police closed Veterans Parkway, between Empire and Eastland Drive to investigate what happened. Police said an accident reconstructionist was called to the scene.
This story will be updated
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