Dad, young son hospitalized following motorcycle crash


An East Moline man and his 7-year-old son are hospitalized Thursday night in Peoria following a motorcycle crash in Silvis, Illinois.

Police tell News 8 that it happened around 6:15 p.m. near 1st Street and Crosstown Avenue.

Paramedics airlifted them from Genesis in Silvis to Peoria for “treatment of critical life threatening injuries.”

Investigators say slick conditions are likely to blame.

There’s no update on their condition late Thursday night.


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