Illinois State Police are investigating a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Beecher City. The accident occurred Wednesday at 1:14 PM.
Preliminary details indicate Randy L. James, age 61, of Shelbyville, was northbound on IL Rt. 128 in Beecher City. A significant amount of an unknown liquid, possibly diesel fuel, was in the roadway, making it slippery. James lost control of his motorcycle and overturned in the roadway. He was taken by ambulance to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham.