Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Mt. Vernon

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday (July 21, 2017) on the east side of Mt. Vernon.

The crash happened at approximately 1:36 p.m., and involved a collision between a motorcycle and car.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates that the crash involved a car that made a left-hand turn immediately in front of an oncoming motorcycle, a common cause of Illinois motorcycle accidents that cause serious (and in many instances fatal) injuries.  A primary cause of such collisions is that motorists fail to see motorcyclists.

An excerpt from the July 21, 2017 wsiltv.com article titled “1 killed in crash involving motorcycle“:

It happened at around 1:36 p.m. at the intersection of Rt. 15 and Liebengood. Authorities say the car was headed eastbound on Rt. 15, turned north onto Liebengood and into the path of the motorcycle.

Both the motorcyclist and the car’s driver were taken to the hospital for treatment of their accident injuries.  The motorcyclist later died.

An excerpt from the wjbdradio.com article of July 21, titled “Mt. Vernon Police Say Motorcyclist Died in East Side Crash“:

An investigation is underway by a Mt. Vernon Accident Reconstructionist and Mt. Vernon Police Department Crime Scene Technician.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the two sources mentioned above.

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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 In Downtown Chicago

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (July 20, 2017) in downtown Chicago.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the 300 block of North Columbus Drive.  The collision happened as a motorcyclist, traveling west on Lower Wacker Drive, drove through a red light at Wacker and Columbus and collided with a Chevrolet HHR.

The motorcyclist, identified as Dobri Dobrev, 34, of Chicago.  He died after being taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 68-year-old woman, was taken to Northwestern Memorial for treatment of accident injuries that were considered to be “minor injuries.”

An excerpt from the NBC Chicago article of July 20, 2017, titled “34-Year-Old Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident In Downtown Chicago“:

The driver of the Chevy was not issued a citation, police said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago traffic accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the NBC Chicago article mentioned above as well as the July 21 dnainfo.com article titled “Uptown Motorcyclist Killed After Running Red Light In Loop, Police Say.”

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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 Injured In July 14, 2017 Bridgeview Collision

There was a motorcycle accident in Bridgeview Friday morning (July 14, 2017) in which an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s officer was injured.  The accident happened at West 73rd Place and Harlem Avenue.

Details on the cause of the accident appear limited at this time.

The crash reportedly involved a BMW hitting a motorcycle.

As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist landed on the street, and had appeared to have serious injuries.  The rider received medical attention from two passing detectives from Riverside.

The incident is discussed in several media sources, including the July 19, 2017 abc7chicago.com article titled “Riverside detectives help save life of off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer struck by car” as well as the July 18 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Off-duty Cook County sheriff’s police officer hurt in Bridgeview crash.”

As seen in the abc7chicago.com article, the motorcyclist appeared to have back injuries, a large deformation on the front of his head and a compound fracture of his right arm.

An excerpt from the article, regarding the medical treatment provided by the detectives:

They applied a tourniquet to his arm and witnesses helped them apply bandages to the back of his head, which was bleeding profusely, police said.

Additional details regarding the accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the two articles mentioned above.

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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.

Serious Motorcycle Accident In Frankfort, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident Wednesday morning (July 19, 2017) in Frankfort.  The accident involved a collision between a car and motorcycle.

Details regarding the accident appear limited at this time.  The cause of the collision does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the July 19, 2017 Mokena Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Hurt In Crash On Route 30 In Frankfort“:

A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday morning when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a vehicle in Frankfort, a police official said. Frankfort Police Chief John Burica called the crash on Route 30 near 108th Avenue a “pretty serious accident.” First responders arrived around 6 a.m. and found that the motorcycle had made contact with a car.

The motorcyclist was taken to Silver Cross Hospital for treatment of the accident injuries.

No one in the other vehicle was injured.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Mokena Patch article mentioned above.

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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.

Jo Daviess Motorcycle Crash Injures Rider

There was a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon (July 17, 2017) in Jo Daviess County.

Authorities say that the accident happened at approximately 4:27 p.m. on Blanding Road, about a mile east of S. River Road.

The cause of the motorcycle accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

The motorcyclist, identified as Russ Pearson, 70, of Rockford, was taken to a hospital.  The severity of his accident injuries was not reported.

The traffic accident investigation continues.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the kwqc.com article of July 18, 2017 titled “One person injured in Jo Daviess County motorcycle accident” as well as the July 18 mystateline.com article titled “Rockford Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Jo Daviess County.”

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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.