South Side Crash Results in Serious Injuries

On May 11, 2024, just after 1:45pm, Officers responded to South  Chicago Street and Doris Avenue for a report of a traffic crash involving a motorcycle. A preliminary investigation of the crash determined the following: A Toyota Camry driven by 27-year-old Dillanira Leon of Joliet was northbound on South Chicago Street approaching Doris Avenue.  Leon then proceeded to turn left towards a private drive in the path of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a 44-year-old male from Homer Glen that was southbound on South Chicago Street at Doris Avenue in the curb lane. The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Toyota.  

The male driver of the Harley Davidson was transported to Ascension St Joseph Medical Center  by the Joliet Fire Department with serious injuries. It is believed that the injuries are non-life threatening at this time. Leon was uninjured in the crash. Leon was cited for Failure to Yield Turning Left and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.