Fatal Streamwood Motorcycle Collision Involving Car

There was a fatal Streamwood motorcycle collision Wednesday (May 16, 2018) afternoon.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and car.  The motorcyclist was identified as Jeffery Beuder, 62, of Streamwood.

Streamwood Police responded to the crash at 3:28 p.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the May 18, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Streamwood motorcyclist killed in collision“:

The preliminary investigation determined a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic was entering Schaumburg Road south from Green Meadows Boulevard when the collision with Beuder’s 1998 Kawasaki motorcycle occurred.

Beuder was taken to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was pronounced dead at 4:12 p.m.

A subsequent autopsy conducted by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office indicated that Beuder died from multiple injuries that occurred during the collision.

The driver of the Chevrolet Sonic was not injured during the accident.

The accident investigation is ongoing and fault for the accident has yet to be determined.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Streamwood motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the 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 Illinois Motorcycle Collision In Central City, Illinois

As discussed on “The Danger To Motorcyclists Presented By Drugged Drivers” page, one of the foremost reasons for a fatal Illinois motorcycle collision is because motorists “fail to see” motorcyclists.  This inability to “see” and avoid a collision with a motorcycle often is made worse if the motorist is impaired either by alcohol or drug use.

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle collision Tuesday (May 15, 2018) evening in Central City.  The collision occurred at 5:21 p.m.  The motorcycle accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck.

An excerpt regarding the fatal crash, from the May 16, 2018 wjbdradio.com article titled “Odin Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Involving an Alleged Drunk Pickup Truck Driver“:

Central City Police identify the victim as Jerry Clarkson of O’Fallon Street. Police says the preliminary investigation shows Clarkson was driving his cycle northbound on North Broadway (U.S. 51) when a pickup driven by 58-year-old Thomas Joy of Woods Lane in Centralia pulled from an alleyway near the Broadway Tavern in front of him. Clarkson then crashed into the pickup truck.

Clarkson, 65, of Odin, died in the process of being flown to a hospital.

Joy was not injured during the accident.   Following the accident, Joy was ticketed for driving under the influence (DUI).

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in the article mentioned above as well as other sources.

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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 Collided With A Pedestrian During Jerseyville Accident

There was a Thursday (May 10, 2018) night motorcycle accident in Jerseyville in which a motorcycle collided with a pedestrian.  The accident happened on U.S. 67 just south of Hillside Road.

An excerpt regarding the collision, from the May 11, 2018 bnd.com article titled “Jerseyville, IL, motorcycle crash injures passenger, pedestrian“:

Randal Giberson, 60, was riding a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle north on U.S. 67 around 8:31 p.m. when Anna Townsend attempted to walk across the highway at Hillside Lane, according to a release from Illinois State Police Trooper Heath Bryan.

The motorcycle struck the woman and both people on the motorcycle were ejected, police said.

During the crash the motorcycle’s passenger, identified as Ann Norris, 58, of Jerseyville, as well as Anna Townsend (also from Jerseyville) were both critically injured.  They were flown to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for treatment of their accident injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident in which a motorcycle collided with a pedestrian can be seen in the article mentioned above as well as the May 11 riverbender.com article titled “Two airlifted in critical condition after motorcycle-pedestrian accident.”

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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 Safety Factors And Ways To Avoid Crashes

Motorcyclist safety continues to be a concern, given the number of Illinois motorcycle accidents that annually occur.  As seen in statistics provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, in the year 2017 there were 162 motorcycle accident fatalities.  In addition to fatal motorcycle accidents, there are many motorcycle accidents that have led to serious injuries, including those that have caused various types of permanent impairments and disabilities.  There are a broad range of injuries that can cause these impairments and disabilities.  Among the most serious type of injuries that can result from a motorcycle crash is a head injury.  While such head injuries vary in severity and health impact, any significant blow to the head has the potential to have serious health consequences and they can be life-threatening in nature.

The NewsTribune published a May 10, 2018 concerning motorcyclist safety, titled “Motorcycle crashes are down, fatalities aren’t.”  The article discusses various aspects of motorcycle rider safety, and features insights from both the Illinois Department of Transportation as well as ABATE.  Illinois motorcycle accident statistics, both nonfatal and fatal, since the year 2004 are shown.

Among the topics discussed in the article are the dangers posed by distracted drivers and motorcycle riding while intoxicated.  Another topic is motorist awareness of motorcycles, which is impacted by the seasonal nature of Illinois motorcycle riding.  Additional details can be seen in the article.

On this site, there are extensive discussions regarding motorcyclist safety.  Among the discussions on how to avoid motorcycle accidents are the “Ways To Avoid Motorcycle Accidents And Injuries” as well as the “High Risk Motorcyclist Actions” pages.

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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 Madison County Motorcycle Crash On Illinois 157

There was a fatal Madison County motorcycle crash Wednesday (May 9, 2018) morning on Illinois 157 and Hazel Road.  The motorcyclist died at the accident scene.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the motorcyclist was riding southbound on Illinois 157 when the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway.  The motorcycle crashed into a ditch, and the motorcyclist was ejected during the crash.  Illinois State Police first responded to the accident at 6:10 a.m.

The motorcyclist was identified as Joshua Renfrow, 26.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Madison County motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 9, 2018 stltoday.com article titled “Man, 26, killed in motorcycle accident in Madison County” as well as the May 9 riverbender.com article titled “Motorcyclist dies in early morning crash on Illinois 157 at Fruit Road.”

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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.