Flora man wrecks motorcycle on I-57 near Salem

Flora man wrecks motorcycle on I-57 near Salem

SALEM, IL — A Flora man lost control of his motorcycle while trying to pass a vehicle on I-57 just north of Salem Saturday night.

24-year-old William Pennington was northbound at milepost 120 around 6pm when his handlebars and front tire began shaking, sending him into the median, and throwing him from the bike.

Pennington was taken to Salem Township Hospital with non-life threatening injuries before being flown to a Springfield hospital.

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