Hanover Park Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Unseasonably warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a significant increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been recently riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider. …

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Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday night (February 21, 2017) on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. According to Chicago Police, the crash happened shortly before 11:00 p.m., and involved a motorcycle “running a red light” and then colliding with a taxi in the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue. A woman passenger on the motorcycle …

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Motorcycle Crash In New Lenox

Riding a motorcycle after drinking alcohol – or otherwise being impaired, such as being on drugs – continues to be a leading cause of motorcycle accidents.  This has been seen in many national and Illinois motorcycle accident statistics.  On this site, the issue of riding a motorcycle after drinking is further discussed on the “Illinois Motorcycle …

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Fatal Car-Motorcycle Collision In Glendale Heights

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Monday morning (February 20, 2017) in Glendale Heights.  The crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and car. Details on the crash are somewhat limited.  The cause of the crash remains under investigation. According to the Glendale Heights Police Department, first responders went to the accident scene at 11:18 …

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Motorcycle Collides With SUV In Streamwood

Recent notably warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a significant increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider. …

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