One Person Killed in Accident at Northfield Dr and Dirksen Pkwy in Springfield, IL

May 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Northfield Drive & North Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Springfield Police
Vehicles Involved
Box Truck, Motorcycle
Northfield Dr and Dirksen Pkwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box truck allegedly performed an improper turn, colliding with a motorcycle

What Happened

Springfield Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Northfield Dr and Dirksen Pkwy in Springfield, IL on May 19th, 2023. Police are saying a box truck headed southbound on Dirksen first came to a stop at a Northfield in a turn lane. The vehicle was in the process of completing a turn at the intersection when it was struck in the rear by a motorcycle. The motorcyclist, who was not publicly identified, was taken to an area hospital with injuries he later died from. Police say the box truck driver was cited for performing an improper turn. Additional information has not been provided.

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