Antioch Motorcycle Accident Involving Truck On Route 83

An Antioch motorcycle accident occurred on the evening of Saturday, August 15, 2020. This Antioch motorcycle accident involved a collision between the motorcycle and a truck.

This Antioch motorcycle accident is discussed in various media sources, including the August 19, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured after being hit by truck, pinned underneath in Antioch.” An excerpt:

The Antioch Fire Department and Antioch Police Department responded around 3:42 p.m. Saturday to the area of Route 83 north of Beach Grove Road for a two-vehicle crash.

Antioch Police Department Sgt. Charles Smith said that a 48-year-old Antioch man was traveling on his motorcycle southbound on Route 83.

A truck pulling a trailer, driven by a 69-year-old Antioch man, turned into the motorcycle’s lane of traffic and struck the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was pinned underneath the truck as a result of the collision.

The motorcyclist, after being freed from under the truck, was taken to the hospital with serious accident injuries.

Additional details regarding this Antioch motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

In instances where a motorcyclist is hurt due to the actions of another person, the motorcyclist may be able to get injury compensation through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit. While there are many reasons as to why someone may want to file a lawsuit, getting compensation for accident injuries is a leading reason.

This compensation is often needed to offset medical bills, other expenses, and other financial strains such as lost income. Due to the often serious nature of motorcycle accident injuries, extensive medical care is often needed. This medical care can be very costly even if the injured person has health insurance.

Additional discussion of why someone may want to file a personal injury lawsuit is found on the “Reasons For Filing A Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawsuit” page.


Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Joseph Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC ( is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

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