Chicago Ridge woman dies after accident near Camp Point

Vehicle versus motorcycle accident claims life of Chicago Ridge woman

A Chicago Ridge woman died Sunday from injuries in a SUV versus motorcycle crash west of Camp Point.

Karen Kirchman, 53, was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by Ronald Kirchman.

Just after 9 a.m. Sunday morning, an SUV driven by Barbara Steinkamp of Camp Point traveling West on Highway 24 ran off the road, overcorrected and crossed into the path of the Kirchman's motorcycle.

Both Kirchmans were taken to Blessing Hospital.

Ronald Kirchman's condition is critical as of 1:40 p.m. Monday.

Steinkamp was cited for improper lane usage.

The crash is still under investigation.