Quincy man cited after accident sends one to Blessing with leg injuries

Posted: Feb. 16, 2013 8:43 pm Updated: Mar. 3, 2013 2:15 am


A New Baden, Ill., man was taken by Adams County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital Saturday afternoon when he was thrown off his motorcycle after another vehicle reportedly failed to yield.

The Quincy Police Department reported that a 1995 Honda Odyssey, driven by Darryl K. Bailey, 60, of Quincy, was heading east on Broadway and pulled into the left turn lane just west of 38th Street. While Bailey was attempting to turn into the Dollar General, his vehicle was hit by a 2009 Honda CRF motorcycle driven by Alex M. Heckenkemper, 23, who was thrown from it. Heckenkemper was transported to Blessing with leg injuries.

A witness at the scene told police that the traffic light was green at 38th and Broadway when van attempted to make the turn.

Bailey was cited for failure to yield-left turn.