Mokena man dies after Olympia Fields crash
June 15, 2011 8:40AM
Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM
A motorcyclist from Mokena died Tuesday, three days after he was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in Olympia Fields, authorities said.
Shane Kreke, 37, of the 8800 block of Clare Avenue, was driving on U.S. 30 about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when the driver of a Kia sedan swerved from the center lane into the right lane, hit the motorcycle near Brookwood Drive and fled the scene, according to police.
Kreke died at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields at 5 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Police described the car as a dark-green, four-door sedan with a missing front bumper cover and front end damage.
Anyone with information on the car or its driver should call Olympia Fields police at (708) 503-8100.