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Motorcyclist critically hurt in Bolingbrook crash

A motorcyclist was critically hurt in a crash Wednesday night in Bolingbrook. / photo from NVP News Video

A motorcyclist was critically hurt in a crash Wednesday night in Bolingbrook. / photo from NVP News Video

(BOLINGBROOK) A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash Wednesday night in southwest suburban Bolingbrook that left his bike in “several pieces.”

The crash happened in the 500 block of Frontage Road a few minutes after 9 p.m., according to Bolingbrook Police Lt. Michael Rompa.

A 1999 Toyota pulled into the lane where a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling, striking the bike, Rompa said.

The motorcycle “was totaled and divided into several pieces,” Rompa said.

The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old man, was ejected from the bike, and was taken to a hospital with critical injuries, Rompa said. The injuries do not appear life-threatening.

The driver of the Toyota, a 75-year-old man, was issued a traffic citations for failure to yeild while exiting a private drive.