Des Plaines Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

By The Chicago Times Staff

May 16, 2023

DES PLAINES, IL – A Des Plaines man was killed last weekend when his motorcycle was struck by a car in Des Plaines.

According to police, John E. Lawson, 60, was driving a 2020 Honda motorcycle on Rand Road when he was struck by a 2013 Kia Optima while making a left onto Golf Road.  Lawson was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  Police said the driver of the Kia, a male juvenile, and two passengers were also taken to an area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No further information is available at this time.