Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94).

According to Illinois State Police, the accident happened at approximately 5:15 a.m., when a motorcyclist was traveling in the northbound lanes near West 35th Street.   The motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed and collided with the rear of a Cadillac sedan.

The motorcyclist, who has yet to be identified but is said to be 43 years old, died at the accident scene.

None of the four people traveling in the Cadillac were injured.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the August 30 MyFoxChicago.com article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Dan Ryan crash during morning commute” as well as the August 30 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed on Dan Ryan Expressway.”

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Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Johnson County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Johnson County, Illinois on Monday.

The motorcyclist was Michele Pender, 42, of Herrin.

It is reported that she was heading south on U.S. 45 near Vienna, 1.5 miles south of Ballowe Church Road, when she lost control of the motorcycle and struck a guardrail.

She was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including August 29 thesouthern.com article titled “Motorcyclist dies in crash” as well as the August 28 wsiltv.com article titled “Woman killed in motorcycle crash.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Williamson County, Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Williamson County, Illinois.

According to thesouthern.com article of August 25, titled “Cycle crashes reported; at least one person dead” :

Steven Matuszczak, 20, or Herrin, was pronounced dead from injuries suffered in an accident about 2:10 p.m. on Grassy Road just west of Pine Ridge Road, said Williamson County Coroner Michael “Junior” Burke.

Matuszczak was said to be traveling south on Grassy Road at the time of the accident, when his motorcycle left the roadway and hit a guardrail.

The accident remains under investigation.

The article also reports of another motorcycle accident, this one involving a car, on Route 154.

Additional information and possible updates of these accidents can be seen in a variety of media sources including thesouthern.com article mentioned above, as well as the August 25 WSILTV.com story of August 25 titled “Franklin County Crash Sends One Person to Hospital.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Maywood, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Maywood, Illinois, early this morning (August 25.)

Edward Jackson, 44, of Bellwood, was the motorcyclist who died shortly after the accident.

He was riding his motorcycle southbound on 17th Street at approximately 12:30 a.m. when he collided with a car near Adams Street.  The car, driven by an unidentified resident of Maywood, was driving nouthbound on 17th and was attempting to make a left on Adams at the time of the accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the FOX Chicago News article of August 25 titled “Motorcyclist killed in Maywood crash” as well as the August 25 Chicago Tribune story titled “Motorcyclist killed in Maywood accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

 

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Springfield, Illinois On August 19, 2012

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Sunday morning in Springfield, Illinois.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  However, the State Journal-Register of August 19, in a story titled “Chandlerville man killed in motorcycle crash in Springfield” reports that James Lyman, 56, of Chandlerville, died after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the State Journal-Register article mentioned above.

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.