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Motorcycle and SUV collide head-on near Joslin

A motorcyclist was was airlifted to the hospital after a motorcycle and SUV accident on Route 92 near Joslin, Illinois.

A motorcyclist was was airlifted to the hospital after a motorcycle and SUV accident on Route 92 near Joslin, Illinois.

Police said a westbound Kia Sportage and an eastbound Harley Davidson motorcycle collided when the Sportage driver tried to turn left to access westbound I-88 at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2015.  The Sportage turned into the path of the motorcycle and the two vehicles collided head-on.

The motorcyclist, identified as 43-year-old John Carlile of Hillsdale, was taken by air ambulance to a hospital in Peoria, where he was last listed in stable condition.

The Sportage driver, 21-year-old Mang Tum of Rock Island, was cited for failure to yield according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

Editor's note:  Our initial report indicated Mr. Carlile was the Sportage driver; we apologize for the error.