DES PLAINES, Ill. — A 60-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle while driving a motorcycle in Des Plaines Saturday evening.
Police said that John E. Lawson was driving a motorcycle and turning left onto Golf Road westbound from Rand Road when he was struck by a kia traveling southeast on Rand Road.
According to police reports, the boy who was the driver of the kia was transported to hospital, along with a passenger, with non-life-threatening injuries.
Lawson was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Investigators are determining the cause of the crash. There is no further information provided.