Fatal Deer-Motorcycle Collision On Illinois Route 255

There was a fatal deer-motorcycle collision Monday (July 8, 2019) along Illinois Route 255. At the time of this fatal deer-motorcycle collision, the motorcyclist was traveling northbound, north of Fosterburg Road. The motorcyclist who died following this fatal deer-motorcycle collision was identified as Jeffrey S. Miller, 51, of Dow. He was declared dead after being …

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Hitting A Deer Leads To A Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Hitting a deer while riding a motorcycle is discussed on the “Road Hazards – Deer” page.  While there are many road hazards that present a potential danger to motorcyclists, deer are particularly problematical as they often appear suddenly and unexpectedly.  A rider can suddenly be forced to slow or swerve to avoid a collision, and …

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Motorcycle Collision With A Deer In Clark County Injures Rider

One of the hazards that motorcyclist riders are susceptible to are a motorcycle collision with a deer.  Deer pose a danger to a motorcyclist as motorcycles lack structural impact protection if there is a collision between the motorcycle and deer.  Even if there is not a collision, there have been various Illinois motorcycle accidents which …

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Sangamon County Fatal Accident Involving Motorcycle Hitting A Deer

There was a fatal motorcycle accident involving a motorcycle hitting a deer Monday (May 28, 2018) night on I-72 near Buffalo, Illinois.  The collision happened near mile marker 112. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the May 29, 2018 foxillinois.com article (with video) titled “One dead in I-72 motorcycle accident“: Kenneth Simpson, 66, of Nebraska, was …

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Motorcycle Collides With A Deer During Fatal Paris, Illinois Accident

One of the hazards that motorcyclists are susceptible to are deer.  Deer pose a danger to a motorcyclist as motorcycles lack structural impact protection if the motorcycle collides with a deer; as well, should a motorcyclist swerve to avoid hitting a deer, the motorcyclist can crash the motorcycle if there is sufficient instability caused by …

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