Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Savanna, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Sunday, July 29 near Savanna, Illinois. The motorcyclist killed was Timothy Foster, 47, of Moline, Illinois. News accounts vary as to whether Foster was riding alone or among a group of motorcyclists, but he was heading northbound on Scenic Ridge Road prior to the accident.   He then lost …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway

On July 28, there was a fatal motorcycle accident on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway (I-90.) The motorcyclist killed was William R. May, 41, of Park Ridge, Illinois. According to the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred after May lost control of his motorcycle and then hit a concrete median at Foster Avenue, at which point he …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Collinsville, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Collinsville, Illinois on Thursday night, July 26. The accident took the life of Cindy Anderson, 52, of Granite City, Illinois. Anderson was riding on the back of a motorcycle ridden by her husband, Michael Anderson, 62, when the accident happened.  The pair were riding westbound on Collinsville Road …

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Increase In Fatal Traffic And Motorcycle-Related Accidents Year-To-Date In Illinois

The Chicago Sun-Times of July 26 has an article titled “Illinois traffic crashes up 9 percent this year.” In the article, it discusses a variety of statistics and reasons for the increase. Of particular note is the increase in motorcycle-related fatalities.  Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider is quoted as saying that there has …

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Motorcycle Accident In Danville, Illinois Injures One Man

A motorcycle accident in Danville, Illinois on Monday morning, July 23, injured one man. The motorcyclist, Ronald E. Delbarre, 58, of Dawson, Pennsylvania, was injured and hospitalized after being thrown from the motorcycle during the course of the accident. According to a story on the accident, seen in the July 24 The News-Gazette article titled …

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