A SUV/Motorcycle collision sends one to the hospital in Douglas County during the morning hours of, Tuesday, September 5th. According to Illinois State Police District 10, James E. Kleiss, 66, of Tuscola, IL (Unit 1, SUV) was traveling South on US Route 45 about to turn left onto Northline Road. At the same time, Jeffery E. Marker, 53, of Tuscola (Unit 2, Motorcycle) was traveling north approaching Northline Road. Unit 1 then turned left into the path of Unit 2. Unit 2 ended up colliding with the passenger side of unit 1.
Marker was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital for non-life threatening injuries and Kleiss was cited for Failing to Yield-Left Turn.