Motorcyclist Fatally Struck While Making U-turn In Aurora

There was a fatal motorcycle accident this morning (July 30, 2015) in Aurora.

According to police, the accident happened at approximately 7:10 a.m. on Butterfield Road near Hedge Row Drive.  At that time, a motorcyclist – who witnesses say may have been experiencing mechanical problems – attempted to make a U-turn to go westbound on Butterfield.  While attempting to make the U-turn, the Ducati motorcycle was hit by a Mack truck driven by a 44-year-old man from Ottawa.

The motorcyclist, identified as Bradley L. Stein, 54, of Aurora, was first taken Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of his accident injuries, and then flown to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downer’s Grove.

He was pronounced dead at 10:05 a.m.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 30, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “Police:  Motorcyclist had mechanical trouble before fatal crash” as well as the July 30 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Aurora 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 Route 176 Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle Thursday (July 30, 2015) near Wauconda, Illinois.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the motorcycle accident was reported at approximately 5:30 a.m.  The motorcyclist was apparently riding eastbound along Route 176 at Ivanhoe Road when he crashed.  It is believed, based upon a preliminary investigation, that the motorcyclist may have failed to properly negotiate a curve, and he struck several small trees and a utility pole.

Police, at this time, are unsure as to when the motorcycle crash happened, but it is believed it may have happened sometime after midnight.

The motorcyclist was identified as Edward B. Bucel, 36, of Round Lake.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 30, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “One dead after motorcycle crash on Route 176” as well as the July 30 Northwest Herald article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Route 176 crash 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.

Motorcyclist Injured During Yorkville, Illinois Collision

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Wednesday night (July 29, 2015) in Yorkville.

The accident happened at 8:39 p.m., and involved a motorcycle being struck by a pickup truck that made a left-hand turn immediately in front of the path of the motorcycle.  The collision happened in the 11000 block of Fox Road.

The motorcyclist was identified as Daniel Diguido, 49, of Yorkville.  He was airlifted from the accident scene and taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 2006 Honda Ridgeline, was identified as Alan Duggan, 71, of Yorkville.

An excerpt from the July 30 Oswego Patch article titled “Yorkville Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash“:

The Yorkville Police are still investigating the accident. Duggan was cited for failing to yield while turning left.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Oswego Patch article mentioned above as well as the July 30 Chicago Tribune article titled “Yorkville motorcyclist injured in 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.

Collision Between Motorcycle And Bicycle In Old Irving Park Neighborhood

There was a collision between a motorcycle and bicycle early this morning (July 29, 2015) in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood.

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

According to Chicago Police, a preliminary investigation indicates this collision happened at approximately 4:35 a.m. in the 4300 block of West Addison.

The bicyclist, who was initially reported as being fatally injured –  was revived and was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.  The motorcyclist was taken to Community First Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 29, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Crash in Old Irving Park kills 1, injures 1” as well as the July 29, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Police:  Bicyclist killed in Old Irving Park 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 Motorcycle Collision In Wayne County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (July 24, 2015) in Wayne County, Illinois.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Illinois 15 (near Old Fairfield Road) when a westbound minivan attempted to make a turn in front of the motorcycle.   A collision occurred between the minivan and motorcycle, during which time the motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, identified as Richard D. Crane, 47, of Fairfield, was first taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was later airlifted to St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

He died Friday evening at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

An excerpt from the July 27, 2015 Evansville Courier& Press article titled “Fairfield, Ill. man killed in motorcycle wreck“:

The driver of the van, Shana L. Smith, 27, of Fairfield, was also injured and taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital following the 2:20 p.m. accident.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office ticketed Smith for failure to yield the right of way.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 27 wfiwradio.com article headlines of July 27.

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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.