Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Litchfield

There was a fatal car-motorcycle accident Saturday night (July 30, 2016) in Litchfield. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident was a “head-on” collision involving a car and motorcycle.  The accident happened on Illinois Route 16, just east of Corvette Drive. The accident happened as a 2003 red Chevrolet car was driving eastbound …

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Motorcyclist “Rear-Ended” By SUV Near Woodstock, Illinois

There was a motorcycle collision near Woodstock on Sunday (July 31, 2016) after which the driver of a SUV was charged with DUI. According to information provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on Route 47 near Hercules Road at 12:26 p.m.   At that time, a SUV crashed into the back …

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Car-Motorcycle Collisions When Motorists Cross The Center Line

An ongoing hazard to motorcyclists has been when oncoming vehicles cross the center line and, by coming into the opposing lane, strike a motorcycle or motorcycles.  These types of crashes, often resulting in a head-on collision, has been seen in a number of recent Illinois motorcycle accidents.  As is often the case in such head-on collisions, …

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Motorcyclist Dies Following Collision Near Sterling

There was a motorcycle accident Monday (July 25, 2016) near Sterling after which the motorcyclist died.  The collision involved a motorcycle and Whiteside County Deputy Sheriff’s squad car. According to preliminary crash investigation findings from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened around 10 p.m. at U.S. Route 30 and Emerson Road.  The Whiteside County Deputy’s …

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Motorcyclist Injured In Illinois 148 Crash

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning (July 26, 2016) in Herrin.  The accident involved a car-motorcycle collision as a car was pulling out of the Walmart parking lot. An excerpt from the July 26 kfvs12.com article titled “Motorcycle driver airlifted to hospital after crash in Herrin Walmart“: According to Illinois State Police, the preliminary …

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