Naperville Police investigate a two-vehicle crash between a motorcycle and a car that occurred Sat., Sept. 9, on 75th Street and Naperville/Plainfield Road. Any individual who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the NPD Traffic Unit. (PN File Photo)
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — On Sat., Sept. 9, at approximately 6:15PM, the Naperville Police Department responded to the intersection of 75th Street and Naperville/Plainfield Road for a report of a two-vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival, police units found the driver of a 2006 Honda motorcycle – Calabria M. Taber, 21 of Maple Park – on the pavement suffering from serious injuries. Naperville Fire Department personnel attended to the rider’s injuries and transported her to Edward Hospital. Ms. Taber was later transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where she died of her injuries on Sunday, September 10.
The preliminary investigation indicates the crash occurred when a 2011 Acura MDX was traveling north on Naperville/Plainfield Road and attempted a left turn onto westbound 75th Street as the driver of the Honda motorcycle was proceeding south through the intersection. The driver of the Acura, a 17-year-old male Naperville resident, was uninjured in the crash and was issued a citation for Failure to Yield Turning Left.
Due to the nature of the crash, members of the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit trained in crash reconstruction responded to the scene to investigate the crash, which remains under investigation at this time. During the course of the initial investigation, 75th Street from Millbrook to Book was closed and reopened at 1:15AM.
Naperville Police Department seeks witnesses
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any additional information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (630) 305-5379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report submitted by Commander Lou Cammiso for Commander Ken Parcel, Naperville Police Department.