Vehicle-Motorcycle Crash/Accident Investigation On Eastbound Higgins Rd (Route 72) At East Frontage Rd/Busse Woods Bike Trail

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:57 AM Tuesday to a vehicle-bicycle crash near the Busse Woods bicycle trail at East Frontage and Higgins Road Schaumburg, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a motorcyclist was in the grass and moving after being thrown into the grass.

Firefighter/paramedics transported the bicyclist with life-threatening injuries to a local hospital. The bicyclist was pronounced dead a short time later.

Eastbound Higgins Road was shutdown at West Frontage Road. The ramp from Route 53/I-290 was also shut down.

An accident investigation team responded to the scene and eastbound Higgins Road (Route 72) is expected to be blocked for an extended period. Eastbound Route 72 was re-opened about noon Tuesday.

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