Two dead in crash involving several motorcycles

FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Two people are dead and several others injured after a pickup truck collided with a group of motorcycles in Fox Lake. The pick up truck and one of the motorcycles burst into flames following the crash.

Fox Lake fire officials say there were 5 people who had to be treated for injuries in addition to the two people who died.

One of the injured was taken from the scene in a helicopter, they later died at the hospital.

The crash happened Saturday afternoon near State Park Road and Route 12.

Police say the truck crossed over the center median for some reason striking 2 motorcycles and forcing another rider to ditch his vehicle.

The driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.