Two Fatal Motorcycle Accidents In Peoria County

There were two motorcycle accidents in Peoria County over the weekend, from which three people died.

The two accidents are discussed in the June 28, 2015 pjstar.com article titled “Third motorcycle fatality reported in Peoria County this weekend.”

The first motorcycle accident happened on Illinois Route 29 Saturday afternoon, and this accident involved a married couple, William McMurtry, 51, and his wife, Kimberly, 46, of Morton, who were riding on a motorcycle.

In this accident, which happened at approximately 12:55 p.m., a nail in the rear motorcycle tire caused a blowout, and the couple was ejected from the motorcycle.

An excerpt from the pjstar.com article, quoting Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll:

Ingersoll said Kimberly McMurtry was pronounced dead at 1:38 p.m. Saturday at the scene of the crash of multiple blunt injuries to the head and chest. William McMurtry died at 9:52 a.m. Sunday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Ingersoll said.

The second motorcycle accident involved a motorcyclist, Daniel R. Potter, 38, of Princeville, who – for a reason currently unknown – lost control of his motorcycle and crashed.  He died at the accident scene.

Additional details regarding each fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the pjstar.com article mentioned above.  The June 28 centralillinoisproud.com article (with video) titled “Married Morton Couple Dies after Motorcycle Accident in Peoria Co.

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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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ 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.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Cicero, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (June 27, 2015) in Cicero, Illinois.

Details on the accident – and specifically its causes – appear limited at this time.

According to Cicero Police, the accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m., near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and 51st Court.

As a result of the crash, both the motorcyclist and passenger were killed.

They were identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Bobby L. Donaldson, 33, of Lyons, and Amanda Damarisandino, 26, of Chicago.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 28, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man, woman killed in Cicero motorcycle crash” as well as the June 28 CBS Chicago article titled “Police:  Man, Woman Killed In Cicero Motorcycle 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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ 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 Eisenhower Expressway Motorcycle Crash Near Westchester

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (June 28, 2015) on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) near Westchester.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), shortly before 2 a.m. they responded to a crash involving multiple vehicles, including a motorcycle and three cars.

An excerpt from the June 28, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “2 dead in car, motorcycle crash on Eisenhower Expressway“:

A preliminary investigation revealed the BMW motorcycle was traveling with a group of motorcycles at a high rate of speed on westbound Interstate 290 at Mannheim. The BMW motorcycle struck a concrete median, and the driver and his passenger were thrown into the westbound lanes, police said.

As a result of this crash, the motorcycle hit a light pole, which fell into the eastbound lanes of I-290.  The three cars, including a Mercedes and two Toyotas, hit the light pole.

According to the ISP, the motorcyclist was a 41-year-old man from Crystal Lake.  He and the motorcycle’s passenger, identified as Miranda A. Valles, 21, of Downers Grove, were both pronounced dead.

This fatal motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 28 Chicago Tribune article mentioned above as well as the June 28 CBS Chicago article titled “Two Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-290 In Western Suburbs.”

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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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ 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 After Hitting Deer In DeKalb County

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a deer in DeKalb County.

The accident happened late Tuesday (June 23, 2015), as the motorcyclist was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on Five Points Road near Old State Road.  He struck the deer and crashed at approximately 11:30 p.m.

According to the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office, the motorcyclist, identified as James E. Willson, 51, of Kingston, was declared dead after being taken to Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.

Willson was an off-duty Elgin Police Officer.  According to the Elgin Police Department, Willson died of a heart attack.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in the June 25, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article (with remembrances) titled “Off-duty Elgin police officer killed in motorcycle crash with deer” as well as the wrex.com article of June 24, 2015 titled “Man dies in a motorcycle crash Tuesday night identified.”

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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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ 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 Accident On Interstate 255

There was a motorcycle accident on Interstate 255 (I-255) near Dupo on Thursday morning, June 25, 2015.

According to the Illinois State Police, the accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. when a motorcyclist “rear-ended” a pickup truck.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 33-year-old man from Columbia, was flown to a hospital with injuries that were considered to be life-threatening in nature, including what may have been a head injury.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 25, 2015 bnd.com article titled “Southbound lanes of I-255 reopen after motorcycle crash” as well as the June 25 stltoday.com article titled “Man flown to hospital after motorcycle crash on Interstate 255.”

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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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ 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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