Motorcyclist Dies After Kennedy Expressway Crash

A motorcyclist who was involved in a motorcycle accident August 17, 2014 on the Kennedy Expressway died from his injuries on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

The motorcyclist was Ronald Bermea, 31, of Villa Park, Illinois.

The motorcycle accident happened on the Ontario Street feeder ramp of the Kennedy Expressway, as Bermea was trying to merge onto merge onto the southbound Interstate Highway 90/94 .  According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the motorcycle crash occurred at 4:35 a.m. on August 17, and happened when the motorcycle hit a concrete median barrier during a loss of control.

An excerpt from the myfoxchicago.com article of August 24, 2014, titled “Villa Park man dies after crashing motorcycle on Kennedy Expressway” :

Bermea, of the 700 block of Cornell Avenue in Villa Park, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where was pronounced dead at 3:32 a.m. Saturday, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled an accident, resulting from a motorcycle hitting a fixed object, according to an autopsy performed Sunday.

Bermea was drunk at the time of the accident and was not wearing a helmet, state police said.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the myfoxchicago.com article seen above as well as the Chicago Tribune article of August 24, 2014 titled “Villa Park man dies 7 days after motorcycle crash on Ontario feeder.”

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Lake Shore Drive

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (August 24, 2014) on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive.

According to Chicago Police, this motorcycle accident happened in in the 1700 block of North Lake Shore Drive, which is in Lincoln Park, in the southbound lanes.  At approximately 2:55 a.m., a motorcycle, said to be traveling at a “high rate of speed,” crashed and the motorcycle struck a median.

The motorcyclist, a 48-year-old male, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.

There was a also a female passenger, said to be 52 years old, who was taken to Northwestern Memorial.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle accident can be seen in the August 24, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times Voices article titled “Police:  Motorcyclist killed in Lake Shore Drive crash” as well as the August 24 CBS Chicago article titled “Police:  Motorcyclist Killed In Lake Shore Drive Crash.”

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Motorcycle Accident On I-80 Near La Salle, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident Monday (August 18, 2014) on Interstate 80 (I-80) close to the I-39 interchange near La Salle, Illinois.

The initial accident involved the driver of a car who collided with the front of a semi truck as she attempted to merge onto I-80 eastbound from northbound I-39.

The car then crossed the median and entered the westbound I-80 lanes.  A motorcyclist – with a rider and passenger – which was on westbound I-80 then hit the expressway guardrail while attempting to avoid colliding with the car.

Both riders on the motorcycle were taken to an area hospital.  Their identities have not yet been disclosed.

The driver of the car, identified as Kayla L. Guenther, 19, Ottawa,  was was also taken to an area hospital.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 19, 2014 newstrib.com article titled “No fatalities reported in I-80 crash” as well as the mywebtimes.com article of August 19 titled “Four hurt in I-80 crash.”

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Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Jo Daviess County

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday (August 16, 2014) north of Galena, Illinois, in Jo Daviess County.

The accident happened on West Council Hill Road some time before 3:25 p.m.

The accident happened when the motorcyclist slowed for traffic ahead of him, and in doing so lost control of the motorcycle.  His bike went into the ditch.

The motorcyclist was identified as Joseph Jans, 57.  He was injured in the motorcycle crash and was taken to Midwest Medical Center in Galena.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 17, 2014 kcrg.com article titled “Motorcycle rider hurt in Jo Daviess County crash” as well as the August 19 thonline.com article titled “Illinois man injured in motorcycle accident in rural Galena.”

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Dan Ryan Expressway Motorcycle Accident Injures Rider

There was a motorcycle accident early Thursday morning (August 14, 2014)  on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94).

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) witnesses saw the motorcycle accident, in which the motorcyclist lost control of the motorcycle and the bike skidded off the expressway, at approximately 3:20 a.m.  The accident happened on the Dan Ryan near 83rd Street, in the outbound lanes.

The motorcyclist – only identified as a male rider – was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 14, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident On Dan Ryan” as well as the August 14 myfoxtampabay.com article titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured in Dan Ryan crash.”

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To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.  

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