Champaign Police were dispatched at 5:49 p.m. on June 30, 2023, to the intersection of Neil and Maple Street for a report of an Accident with Injuries. On-scene, officers found a 20-year-old Urbana man and his wrecked motorcycle near the roadway. The man had sustained multiple injuries in a crash, and officers with the Champaign Police Department immediately rendered medical aid with assistance from personnel from the Champaign Fire Department. He was transported to an area hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Champaign Police are investigating the cause of this traffic collision, including whether any other vehicles were involved. At this time, there is limited evidence to determine whether the victim was involved in a collision with another vehicle or whether this was a single-vehicle collision. No other vehicles were located on-scene and no other injuries have been reported in this incident. Officers continue to canvass the surrounding area for witnesses and video footage that may be of investigative assistance. Any resident or business in the nearby area with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to notify the police department. The investigation remains ongoing. Future updates may be provided as they become available.
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