Motorcycle rider ejected from bike in crash

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CASEY, Ill. (WAND) – A highway crash caused a man to be ejected from a motorcycle.

Illinois troopers report Christopher Perry, 30, was trying to slow down and give another motorcycle more space when he lost control. They say it happened after 2:30 p.m. Monday, when he was riding on Interstate 70 east of Casey (milepost 131).

Perry, who is from Greenup, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. His motorcycle ended up on its side in the median.

State police say he went to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana for treatment.

Troopers say Perry was cited for improper lane usage.

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