Belleville, IL : Motorcyclist killed in crash with semi in Southern Illinois on Tuesday, 12th June 2018
A 56-year-old motorcyclist died early Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer rear ended it on Interstate 57 about 10 miles north of Effingham in Cumberland County.
George P. Varvitsiotes, of Newnan, was riding a 2008 Harley Davidson Motorcycle north on I-57 when a semi rear ended the bike, according to a press release from Illinois State Police. Both vehicles went off the road way.
The Cumberland County Coroner pronounced Varvitsiotes dead at the scene of the accident.
Motorcyclist killed in crash with semi in Southern Illinois