Death: Nicholas O. West, 32, Wood River Man Killed In A Motorcycle Accident – The name of a Wood River man who died in an Alton motorcycle accident on Saturday has been published by police. Nicholas O. West, 32, of Wood River, died in the accident, according to Alton Police Chief Marcos Pulido.
According to thetelegraph.com, A biker and a flat lumber truck collided near East Broadway and Main Street in Alton around 11:20 a.m., prompting police and firefighters to arrive. West was heading westbound on East Broadway when he collided with a flatbed style truck turning left (eastbound) onto East Broadway, according to Pulido.
Life-saving attempts were undertaken, but the occupant of the motorcycle perished, according to Pulido. The event is still being investigated by the Alton Police Department and the Madison County Coroner’s Office.