2011 Statistics Concerning Illinois Motorcycle Accident Fatalities

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has published a document in its startseeingmotorcycles.org site titled “2011 Motorcycle Fatalities – Quick Facts.” (pdf) This document, which is dated September 2012, provides various details as to the 145 Illinois motorcyclist deaths in 2011, an increase of nearly 11% from the 131 motorcyclist deaths of 2010. Below are a few …

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Motorcycle Accident In White County, Illinois

A motorcycle accident happened Monday afternoon in White County, Illinois. Virgil King, 66, of Albion, was injured during the accident and airlifted to an Indiana hospital. The accident only involved King’s motorcycle.  He was traveling westbound on Interstate 64, at approximately 4:17 p.m., when he failed to properly negotiate a curve on an exit ramp …

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