Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Wrightwood Neighborhood

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night in Chicago’s Wrightwood neighborhood.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 9:15 p.m., as a motorcyclist was heading south on Western Avenue.  The motorcycle hit a curb in the 7600 block of South Western Avenue, causing a loss of control.  The motorcycle then struck a lightpole after leaving the roadway.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Robert Poindexter, 32, of Chicago.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the May 25 Chicago Tribune article titled “Southwest Side man killed in motorcycle crash” as well as the May 25 CBS Chicago article titled “Motorcyclist Dies After South Side Crash.”

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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 Palatine, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Wednesday night (May 22) in Palatine, Illinois.

Details regarding the accident appear limited and differ among media sources.

However, it is being widely reported that the motorcyclist who died following the accident has been identified as Husham Hussain, 30, of Palatine.

The accident happened on Wilke Road, just south of Rand Road.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Chicago Tribune article of May 23 titled “Palatine man dies in motorcycle accident” as well as the May 25 Highland Park Patch.com article titled “Regional Police Report…

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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 Peoria County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday (May 18) in Peoria County, Illinois.

The accident happened on Route 24 near Kingston Mines Road shortly before 10:00 a.m., and involved a motorcycle, ridden by Roger D. Hutchison, 61, of Tremont, colliding with a car.

An excerpt from the May 19 Pekin Times article titled “Tremont man killed in motorcycle accident” :

Hutchison was reportedly traveling west on Route 24 behind another vehicle that slowed to make a turn onto northbound Kingston Mines Road. Another vehicle, driven by Amy Ciota, then proceeded into the intersection to turn onto northbound Route 24.

Hutchison, the lone rider on the motorcycle, hit the driver’s side front bumper of Ciota’s vehicle.

Hutchison was pronounced dead at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

An investigation is ongoing.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Pekin Times article mentioned above, as well as the pjstar.com article of May 18 titled “Tremont man killed in motorcycle 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 Near Elgin, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident today at the intersection of Plank Road and Route 20 west of Elgin, Illinois.

The motorcyclist killed was Angela Hansen, 21, of Sycamore, a student at Northern Illinois University.  She was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The accident happened as she was making a right turn onto Route 20 from Plank Road.  For some unknown reason, she lost control of her motorcycle, and her motorcycle crossed the centerline of Route 20.  Her motorcycle then collided with a semi.

The driver of the semi was uninjured.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Crystal Lake – Cary Patch.com story of May 15 titled “Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Kane County” as well as the May 15 Daily Chronicle article titled “Sycamore woman dies 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.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Southern Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Southern Illinois on Saturday night.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes of U.S. 67 at Kane Road, which is north of Jerseyville.

The motorcycle was “rear-ended” by a pickup truck as it waited to make a left-hand turn onto Kane Road shortly after 7:00 p.m.

The couple who died at the accident scene have been identified as as  Henry E. Rethorn, 46, and his passenger – and wife – Jennifer, 42, of Kane, Illinois.

The driver of the pickup truck, identified as Adam E. Devening, 21, of Kane, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the stltoday.com story of May 12 titled “Two motorcyclists killed when bike is struck by truck in Greene County, Ill.” as well as the May 12 ksdk.com article titled “Kane, Illinois crash kills couple on motorcycle.”

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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.