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Pedestrian Struck by Motorcycle

Sat, 12 May 2018 08:42:57 CDT
Two people were injured when a motorcycle struck a pedestrian Thursday night in Jersey County.

According to Illinois State Police, 60 year old Randal Giberson of Jerseyville was driving a 2004 Yamaha northbound on US 67 near Hillside Lane when a pedestrian attmepted to cross the roadway at 8:31pm. Giberson was unable to avoid the pedestrian and a collision occured. Following impact Giberson and a passenger on the motorcycle were ejected.

58 year old Ann Norris of Jerseyville, the passenger on the motorcycle and 36 year old Anna Townsend of Jerseyville, the pedestrain, were both critically injured and airlifted by ARCH and Survival Flight Medical Services to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

The crash remains under investigation.


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