Marseilles Police Department

A motorcycle crash in Marseilles led to the rider being flown to Peoria.

Police and paramedics were called to East Bluff Street at about 8:40 Sunday night.  When going around a curve, 37-year-old Joseph Bentham of Marseilles lost control of his motorcycle near Emporium Motors. He was taken initially to OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa before being flown to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  No word yet on his condition.

The accident remains under investigation by the Marseilles Police Department. 

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