Man, pregnant woman injured in motorcycle crash

By WEEK Producer

Man, pregnant woman injured in motorcycle crash

July 8, 2013 Updated Jul 8, 2013 at 3:46 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Authorities say two East Peoria residents were injured Sunday afternoon after the motorcycle they were riding struck a deer near Detweiller Park in Peoria.

The crash happened just after 4:30 p.m. on Sunday on Galena Road near Detweiller Park.

Police say Robert Myers, 34, and Rachel Mays, 23, both of East Peoria, were transported to OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Mays was approximately 35 weeks pregnant at the time of the crash.

Both Myers and Mays are listed in good condition. The baby was delivered 4.5 weeks early. He is listed in good condition in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Children's Hospital of Illinois.

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