Excessive Speed As A Motorcycle Accident Cause

Excessive speed continues to be a cause as well as a contributing factor in many serious motorcycle crashes. Riding a motorcycle at excessive speed can be considered one of many “high-risk” activities. Other “high-risk” motorcycle actions are discussed on the “High-Risk Motorcyclist Actions” page. There are many reasons as to why riding at excessive speeds …

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LaSalle County Motorcycle Accident August 15, 2019

There was a fatal LaSalle County motorcycle accident Thursday (August 15, 2019) morning. This fatal LaSalle County motorcycle accident occurred outside of Ottawa. Details on the crash appear very limited at this time. The motorcyclist was identified as Luke Penfield, 25, of Naplate. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office, this LaSalle County motorcycle accident …

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I-74 Multi-Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Motorcyclist

There was an I-74 multi-vehicle crash Wednesday (August 14, 2019) morning in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured. This I-74 multi-vehicle crash happened in Champaign County, Illinois. This I-74 multi-vehicle crash was a “chain-reaction” crash. The accident is discussed in a number of media sources, including the August 14, 2019 foxillinois.com article titled “1 seriously …

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Portage Park Motorcycle Accident Results In Fatality

There was a Portage Park motorcycle accident Thursday (August 8, 2019) that resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. This Portage Park motorcycle accident happened along North Cicero Avenue, and is described as the motorcycle “t-boning” a minivan. The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources including the August 8, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times …

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Ogle County Motorcycle Accident Along West Illinois Route 64

An Ogle County motorcycle accident occurred early Friday (August 2, 2019) evening along West Illinois Route 64. This Ogle County motorcycle accident appears to have involved a loss of motorcycle control. The motorcyclist and passenger were injured; those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature. An excerpt from the August 7, 2019 Rochelle News-Leader …

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