MOUNT GREENWOOD — A Chicago police officer has died from injuries he suffered when a car turned left in front of his motorcycle while he was off-duty earlier this week.
Officer Jonathan Ho, 35, of Mount Greenwood was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Hospital in suburban Oak Lawn immediately following the accident, according to police.
It happened at approximately 2 p.m. Monday in the 9500 block of South Vincennes Avenue in Washington Heights, police said.
Welton Crayton, 62, of the 9800 block of South Peoria Street in Washington Heights, was traveling northbound on Vincennes Avenue at the time of the accident, according to police.
Crayton turned his Ford Explorer left onto 95th Street when he struck Ho, who was traveling south on Vincennes Avenue on his personal motorcycle, police said.
Crayton on Wednesday was cited for failure to yield, driving on suspended license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, according to police.
Ho was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a published report from CBS-2 citing the medical examiner’s office.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing, police said.
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