Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Glendale Heights

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Monday morning (February 20, 2017) in Glendale Heights.  The crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and car.

Details on the crash are somewhat limited.  The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

According to the Glendale Heights Police Department, first responders went to the accident scene at 11:18 a.m.  The collision happened on Schmale Road, north of Fullerton Avenue.

The motorcyclist, identified only as a 26-year-old man, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of his accident injuries.  He died there.

The 69-year-old woman driving the car declined medical treatment at the accident scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Glendale Heights Police Department and the DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Those who may have witnessed the accident are asked to contact crash investigators at (630) 260-6070.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 20, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Police:  Motorcyclist killed in Glendale Heights crash” as well as the February 20 Daily Herald article titled “Man dies in motorcycle crash in Glendale Heights.”

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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.

Motorcycle Collides With SUV In Streamwood

Recent notably warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a significant increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider.

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday (February 19, 2017) in Streamwood.  The collision was between a motorcycle and SUV at approximately 11:30 a.m.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of February 20, 2017, titled “Streamwood motorcycle crash victim remains in serious condition“:

Vincent Korpalski, 19, was driving his Suzuki motorcycle south on Sutton Road about 11:30 a.m. when it struck the Kia, whose driver was attempting to turn north on Sutton Road, according to Streamwood police.

Korpalski was ejected from the motorcycle during the collision.  He was flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for treatment of his accident injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the  Streamwood Police Department and the Serious Traffic Crash Reconstruction team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald 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.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash On I-80 Ramp In New Lenox

Warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a recent large increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been recently riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider.

One frequent cause of recent motorcycle accidents – and one that has led to fatalities – is the rider’s loss of control of the motorcycle.  Motorcycle loss of control can be caused by a wide range of factors.  The issue is further discussed on the “Motorcycle Loss Of Control Accidents” page.

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (February 19, 2017) on an I-80 ramp in New Lenox.   Preliminary information indicates that this fatal crash involved a loss of motorcycle control.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) and the Will County Coroner’s Office, the accident happened as a motorcyclist was traveling on the I-80 westbound ramp to I-355 at approximately 5:40 p.m.   At that time, the rider lost control of the motorcycle,  and the motorcycle left the roadway.  The motorcycle came to rest in the grass median.

The motorcyclist was identified as Reuben W. Richardson, 55, of Naperville.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 20, 2017 Joliet Patch article titled “Motorcycle Man Killed In Sunday Night Crash” as well as the February 20 CBS Chicago article titled “Motorcyclist Killed In I-80 Crash In New Lenox.”

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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 Crash In Peotone

There was a fatal motorcycle accident late Saturday night (February 18, 2017) in Peotone.

According to information from the Illinois State Police (ISP) as well as the Will County Coroner’s Office, the crash happened just before midnight in the 300 block of Harlem Avenue.  At that time, for a currently undetermined reason, the motorcyclist lost control of the motorcycle and the motorcycle left the roadway.

The rider of the motorcycle,  Michael J. Colella, 59, of Manteno, as well as the passenger, identified as Rita A. Linderen, 48, of Monee, were both pronounced dead at the accident scene early Sunday morning.

Additional details and possible updates regarding this fatal Illinois motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 19 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “2 dead in Peotone motorcycle crash” as well as the February 19 The Herald-News article titled “2 dead after motorcycle crash in Peotone.”

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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 Wadsworth Motorcycle Collision

Warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a recent large increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been recently riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider.

There was a fatal motorcycle collision Saturday evening (February 18, 2017) in Wadsworth.

According to preliminary crash investigation findings from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on Route 41, north of Route 173, at approximately 8:00 p.m.  At that time, a southbound 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle “rear-ended” a 1985 Pontiac Fiero.

During the collision, the motorcyclist was ejected from the bike.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The motorcyclist has been identified at this time only as a 42-year-old man from Beach Park.

At the time of the crash the motorcyclist was not wearing a motorcycle helmet.

The driver of the Fiero, identified as a 63-year-old man from Gurnee, was not injured during the crash.

An excerpt from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office press release of February 19, 2017, titled “Fatal Wadsworth Traffic Crash“:

The traffic crash is being investigated by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle-car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Lake County Sheriff’s Office press release mentioned above, as well as the February 19 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Beach Park man killed in motorcycle crash in Wadsworth.”

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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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