Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Buchanan County Crash

One person was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Buchanan County on Monday.

The Sheriff’s Office says shortly before 12:30 pm, multiple 911 reports came in of an accident on Highway 20 near the Buchanan-Delaware county line.

An investigation shows a motorcycle driven by Gregory Butler of South Beloit, Illinois, was eastbound on Highway 20 when the motorcycle dropped off the road and onto the gravel shoulder. Butler tried correcting the motorcycle back onto the roadway, but lost control and was ejected.

He was transported to Buchanan County Health Center with life-threatening injuries before being airlifted to a Wisconsin hospital.




photo courtesy of Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office