Motorcycle Accident Fatality In Peoria

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday (April 27, 2014) in Peoria. The accident happened at approximately 12:45 a.m., as a motorcyclist was riding northbound on North Knoxville Avenue when a car traveling southbound allegedly crossed the center line and collided with the motorcycle in the 1800 block of North Knoxville Avenue. The driver of …

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Motorcycle Collision In Unincorporated Richmond Township

There was a motorcycle accident Saturday (April 19, 2014) in unincorporated Richmond Township. According to preliminary reports, this motorcycle accident happened when a motorcycle collided with a semi truck shortly after 5:00 p.m.  on Route 12.  According to a news release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the motorcyclist was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane, …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Kane County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (April 19, 2014) in Kane County, Illinois. According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, this motorcycle accident happened at approximately 3:10 p.m., when a motorcyclist, riding a 2007 Harley, traveling eastbound on Route 20 west of Switzer Road, went off the roadway and struck a guardrail.  It …

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Motorcycle Accident Fatality In Southern Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Thursday, April 10, in Clark County, Illinois. The driver of the motorcycle died from injuries sustained after being taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.  He was identified as Jackie ‘Jack’ L. Miller, 73, of Linton, Indiana. An excerpt regarding this Southern Illinois motorcycle accident, from the April 13, 2014 …

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Safety Tips For Riding Motorcycles

The Illinois Division Of Traffic Safety has posted a document titled “Safety Tips for Motorcycles:  Share the Road.” (pdf) This document contains a variety of safe-riding tips for motorcyclists.  The tips discussed within the document include the following: WATCH THE NO-ZONES ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET DRIVE TO SURVIVE CHECK YOURSELF AND YOUR BIKE WATCH YOUR SPEED …

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