Ricky Smith Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Oakley
Where: The accident occurred near Caleb Road in Oakley, Illinois.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer and a motorcycle collided under unknown conditions.
- Ricky Smith, motorcycle driver
- Tractor-trailer driver
- Ricky Smith, 45, killed
On or about Saturday, October 10th, 2020, around 5:24 in the afternoon, a motorcycle accident with a semi truck left a 45-year-old Mt. Zion resident dead. The accident happened near Caleb Road in Oakley, Illinois.
Police have only said that 45-year-old Ricky Smith was killed when the motorcycle he was on and an 18-wheeler collided under unspecified circumstances. EMS personnel pronounced Smith dead of his injuries a short time after they arrived at the scene.
According to Google Maps, Caleb Road is a two lane road that cuts through a rural area in Oakley, which is roughly ten miles east of Decatur.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are aiding in the accident investigation.
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