Motorcyclist Dies After Accident Near Byron, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Monday (July 29, 2013) approximately three miles south of Byron, Illinois. The accident happened at approximately 3:48 p.m. as the motorcyclist was riding south on Illinois Route 2, and lost control of the bike after passing two vehicles.  The motorcycle went into a ditch and traveled 400 feet before …

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Motorcycle Accident In Springfield, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.  The accident happened as a motorcyclist was heading north on 16th Street.  At Clear Lake Avenue, the motorcyclist collided with a van. The van’s driver, Franklin D. Goacher, 71, of Springfield, was attempt a left-hand turn onto Clear Lake Avenue at the time …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Chicago’s West Side

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Chicago’s West Side this morning (Tuesday, July 16, 2013).  The accident involved a collision between a semi and a motorcycle. The accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m., on North Western Avenue in the 100 block. An excerpt from the July 16 dnainfo.com article titled “Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On I-80 Near Mokena, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Monday morning (July 15, 2013) on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Mokena, Illinois. The accident happened at approximately 2:02 a.m., when a motorcycle – reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed in the westbound lanes – ran into the back of a semi truck near Wolf …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On I-80 Near Tinley Park, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident this evening on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Tinley Park, Illinois. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time. However, according to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 6:24 p.m., as the motorcyclist was attempting to merge onto I-80 near Harlem Avenue.   The …

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