Motorcyclist Dies Following Car-Motorcycle Accident In Fairview Heights

There was a motorcycle accident on June 22, 2016 in Fairview Heights after which the motorcyclist passed away from his accident injuries.

The car-motorcycle accident happened at Frank Scott Parkway and Sullivan Drive, which is also referred to as Union Hill Road.  The two vehicles involved in the crash were a Chevrolet Impala and BMW motorcycle.  The crash happened shortly before 5:00 p.m.

An excerpt from the June 27, 2016 bnd.com article (with video) titled “Fairview Heights motorcyclist succumbs to injuries after crash“:

Police said a preliminary investigation showed the driver of the Impala did not yield the right-of-way when making a left turn onto Sullivan Drive, also known as Union Hill Road, from Frank Scott Parkway. The driver, identified as Darriel Clayton, was cited for failing to yield, according to police.

The motorcyclist was identified as Jorge J. Marles, 32, of Fairview Heights.  He was initially taken to Memorial Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries, and then flown to St. Louis University Hospital.  He died on Thursday.

Clayton, of East St. Louis, was not injured in the crash, but as a precaution was also taken to Memorial Hospital.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the The Metro East Crash Assistance Team and the Fairview Heights Police Department.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the bnd.com article mentioned above as well as the June 28 stltoday.com article titled “Motorcyclist dies of injuries in Fairview Heights 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 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.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash On I-74 Near Mahomet

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (June 26, 2016) on Interstate 74 (I-74) near Mahomet in Champaign County.

The accident, which only involved the motorcycle, happened near mile marker 176.  The accident happened shortly before 3:20 p.m., when a motorcyclist was traveling westbound through a construction zone.

An excerpt from the June 27, 2016 The News-Gazette article titled “1 dead after in accident on I-74 near Mahomet“:

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Norman Lucas, 63, of Princeton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident near mile marker 176. Northrup said Lucas was traveling west through a construction zone on the highway when he attempted to pass the vehicle in front of him, lost control of his motorcycle and left the road.

Lucas died at the accident scene.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident is under investigation by the Champaign County Coroner’s Office and the Illinois State Police (ISP).

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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 Motorcycle Accident On Interstate 57 In Jefferson County

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (June 26, 2016) in Jefferson County.  The accident happened on exit 94 of Interstate 57.

The accident happened at approximately 8:00 p.m.

An excerpt from the wsiltv.com article of June 27, 2016, titled “Mt. Vernon man dead after motorcycle accident“:

Mt. Vernon Police Chief Chris Deichman says the preliminary investigation shows a semi driver pulled off the interstate at Exit 94, decided to re-enter the highway, and didn’t stop at the stop sign. He pulled into the path of a motorcycle driven by Donald Christopher Hopkins, 44.

Hopkins died at the accident scene. The driver of the truck was cited for failure to yield.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wsiltv.com article mentioned above as well as the June 28 wmix94.com article titled “Name Of Motorcyclist In Fatal Accident Released.”

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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 Collides With Deer In Clark County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday night (June 25, 2016) in Clark County.  The motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle hitting a deer.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) and Clark County Coroner’s Office, the accident involved a motorcycle (a 2000 Harley-Davidson) traveling southbound on N. Cline Orchard Road striking a deer.  The accident occurred about 3.5 miles northeast of Martinsville.  As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist and passenger were both ejected from the motorcycle.

Both the motorcyclist, identified as David Noble, 58, of Martinsville, and passenger, identified as Amanda Welling, 45, of Marshall, were declared dead at the accident scene.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the  Clark County Coroners Office and ISP.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 27, 2016 WTHITV.com article (with video) titled “Two dead after motorcycle vs. deer accident” as well as the June 26 Tribune Star article titled “2 killed in Martinsville after motorcycle hits deer.”

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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 Motorcycle Accident In Joliet Township

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Saturday morning (June 25, 2016) in Joliet.

This motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle leaving the roadway and crashing into a ditch.  The reason for this loss of motorcycle control is currently undisclosed.  The accident happened in the 1700 block of W. Laraway Rd.

The motorcyclist was identified as John S. Mitchell, 33, of Monee.  He was declared dead at 5:30 a.m. by the Will County Coroner’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 25, 2016 Joliet Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Dies in Joliet Township Crash” and the June 26 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Monee man killed in motorcycle crash in Joliet.”

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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.