CHICAGO - A motorcyclist was killed after striking a pothole and hitting her head in Chinatown Monday afternoon.
At about 5:07 p.m., a 54-year-old woman was driving a motorcycle in the 2200 block of South Archer when she struck a pothole and fell off the motorcycle, Chicago police said.
She sustained trauma to the head, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No further information was immediately available.
A recent survey ranked Illinois as one of the worst states in the country for potholes.