Car-Motorcycle Collision In Madison County

There was a car-motorcycle collision on Tuesday (August 16, 2016) in Madison County.  The collision happened near Highland.   The accident was a hit & run collision in which a woman has been charged.

The collision happened at 11:30 p.m., and involved a Jeep Cherokee hitting a motorcyclist on a parked motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was identified as Josh Doerr, 31, of Pocahontas.  He was flown to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

An excerpt from the bnd.com article of August 19, 2016 titled “Clinton County woman had DUI prior to crash with motorcyclist“:

Family members on Thursday said Josh Doerr was in a coma and had his right kidney removed.

The driver of the Jeep Cherokee was identified as Christy G. Cummins, 37, of Carlyle.  She was charged with aggravated DUI as well as failure to report an accident with an injury.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois car-motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the bnd.com article mentioned above as well as the August 19 kctv5.com article (with video) titled “Woman charged in Metro east hit and run crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Fatal Motorcycle Collision At Springfield IL Intersection

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday (August 13, 2016) afternoon in Springfield, Illinois.

According to Springfield Police, the accident happened at 4:59 p.m. at the intersection of Fielding Drive and Meadowbrook Road.

An excerpt from the August 16, 2016 The State Journal-Register article titled “Victim of fatal motorcycle accident identified as Tennessee man“:

Springfield police said the motorcycle was reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed when it failed to stop and struck the passenger side of the southbound van, which had stopped at the intersection and was proceeding through it.

The motorcyclist was identified by the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office as Clyde Whestone, 38, of Antioch, Tennessee.  He was taken to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries, and was declared dead later in the evening.

The cause of death has been determined as multiple blunt force trauma injuries sustained during the crash.

The two people in the van were also taken to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, inclduing the State Journal-Register article mentioned above, as well as the August 16 wandtv.com article titled “Sangamon County Coroner releases identity of person who died in August 13 crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Fatal Collision Between Motorcycle And Box Truck On I-80

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (August 14, 2016) on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Colona.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 1:00 p.m., when a collision occurred between a box truck that was on westbound I-80 and a motorcycle that was merging onto I-80 from the Cleveland Road ramp.  The accident happened in a construction zone.

The motorcyclist died after being taken to a local hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 14, 2016 kwqc.com article titled “Fatal accident on I-80 Westbound” as well as the August 14 wqad.com article titled “Motorcyclist dead in multi-vehicle crash that closed I-80 westbound.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcyclist Dies Following Collision On Chicago’s South Side

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (August 14, 2016) in Chicago’s Brainerd neighborhood, which is on Chicago’s South Side.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at 9:42 p.m., as a motorcyclist was traveling westbound in the 1200 block of West 95th Street.  At that time, the motorcycle collided with a vehicle that was traveling eastbound and was making a left-hand turn.

The motorcyclist was identified as Britton A. Hopps, 26, of Chicago.  He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment of his accident injuries, where, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he later died.

An excerpt from the August 15, 2016 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash in Brainerd“:

Witnesses told investigators the motorcycle was speeding, and the man may have been looking at his cell phone at the time of the crash, police said.

The driver of the vehicle was identified only as a 28-year-old woman.  She suffered injuries that were considered to be “minor” in nature and was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park for treatment of her accident injuries.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, she was cited for operating an uninsured vehicle and for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

This fatal Chicago motorcycle crash is under investigation by the Chicago Police Major Accidents Investigation Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the August 15 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Brainerd crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident Near Libertyville

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday morning (August 12, 2016) near Libertyville.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at 11:18 a.m., as a motorcyclist was heading northbound on Milwaukee Avenue.  As he attempted to turn left onto Casey Road, he collided with a box truck traveling southbound on Milwaukee Avenue.

The motorcyclist was ejected from his motorcycle during the crash.  At the time of the collision he was not wearing a helmet.  He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries, where he died.  At this time he is being identified only as a 59-year-old man.

An excerpt from the August 12, 2016 Libertyville Review article titled “Man, 59, killed in motorcycle accident near Libertyville“:

The man’s name is not being released until family is notified. The Lake County Technical Crash Assistance Team was on the scene and investigators are talking to witnesses about what color the traffic signals were and other contributing factors, Covelli said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Libertyville Review article mentioned above as well as the August 12 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist dies in crash near Libertyville.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

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