“Head-On Collision” Involving Motorcycle And Car In Kane County

There was a “head-on collision” involving a car and motorcycle Friday morning (September 29, 2017) in rural Kane County.  The motorcyclist was hurt and has accident injuries that are considered to be life-threatening in nature.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the collision occurred on Perry Road, on a curve between Harter Road and Miner Road in unincorporated Kaneville Township.  At approximately 6:15 a.m. Friday morning, a collision occurred after a Nissan Sentra heading eastbound on Perry Road drove into the westbound lane and hit a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in a “head-on” crash.

The motorcyclist, identified as Kenneth Ford, 53, of Batavia, was taken to Delnor Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered potentially life-threatening.  Ford was wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the collision.

An excerpt regarding the accident, from the September 29 Batavia Patch article titled “Batavia Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash“:

The driver of the Nissan, Jose Becerra, 48, of the 700 block of North 7th Street in Rochelle, was not injured in the crash. He has been cited for improper lane usage.

The accident investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputies and members of the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago-area motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Patch article mentioned above.

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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-Pickup Truck Collision In Big Rock

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday night (September 26, 2017) in Big Rock.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck.

Details regarding the accident appear to be limited at this time.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred at approximately 5:00 p.m.  The accident scene was at 49W294 on Route 30 near the Crossroads Christian Center.

An excerpt regarding the collision, from the wspynews.com article of September 27, 2017 titled “Man Airlifted After Motorcycle and Pickup Truck Collide in Big Rock“, quoting Kane County Sheriff’s Lt. Pat Gengler:

Lt. Gengler says the the driver of the pick-up truck allegedly pulled out in front of the motorcycle when the crash occurred.

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital.

Additional details regarding this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wspynews.com article mentioned above.

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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 Vermilion County Motorcycle Crash

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon (September 26, 2017) on Interstate 74 in Vermilion County.  The accident involved a motorcycle loss of control.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened on eastbound I-74 near Fithian.

An excerpt from the September 26, 2017 News-Gazette.com article titled “Driver in fatal I-74 motorcycle crash identified“:

Illinois State Police said the driver lost control of his motorcycle about 3:43 p.m. while eastbound on I-74, according to preliminary investigations. The motorcycle then left the road, went into the grass median and struck the median wires, ejecting the driver.

According to the Vermilion County Coroner, the motorcycle died at the accident scene.  He was identified as Francis P. Maher, 68, of Moweaqua.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the ISP and the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including that seen above as well as the September 26 mywabashvalley.com article titled “One Dead After Motorcycle Crash In Illinois.

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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 Elmhurst Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday night (September 25, 2017) in Elmhurst.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and a SUV.

Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the crash does not seem to be publicly disclosed at this time.

The collision occurred at the intersection of North Avenue and Berteau Avenue.  First responders went to the accident scene at 9:10 p.m.

The motorcyclist was seen to have massive head injuries.  He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  He was identified by the DuPage County Coroner’s Office as Ivanny Mendez-Perez, 28, of Berwyn.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Elmhurst Police Department, DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Team, and DuPage County Coroner’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in variety of media sources including the September 26, 2017 Chicago Tribune article titled “Berwyn motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Elmhurst” as well as the September 26 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Elmhurst 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.

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 Crete Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (September 24, 2017) in Crete.  As seen in many fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents – including those summarized on this site – the accident is being attributed to a car’s driver who made a left-hand turn immediately in front of an oncoming motorcycle.  A collision then occurred between the car and Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened on Exchange Street shortly before 2:00 p.m.  At that time, an eastbound 2004 Hyundai Sonata attempted to turn left onto northbound Interstate 394, and in doing so struck a westbound Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, identified as Michael Boylan, 59, of Crete, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment of his accident injuries.  He later died.

The passenger on the motorcycle, Boylans’s wife Kimberly, 55, was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai, was identified as Ravindar Gania, 44, of Cleveland.

An excerpt from the September 25, 2017 The Herald-News article titled “Motorcycle man killed in Sunday afternoon crash“:

Gania was charged with failing to yield when turning left.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the ISP.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Herald-News article mentioned above as well as the September 25 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in crash on I-394 in Crete.”

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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.