A fatal Bureau County motorcycle accident occurred on Tuesday (April 7, 2020) night. This fatal Bureau County motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle and SUV. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead after being taken the hospital.
This collision involved a motorcycle and SUV. It is described in a variety of media sources, including the April 9, 2020 pjstar.com article titled “Princeton man killed in SUV-motorcycle accident.”
Stephan J. Nelson, 30, of Princeton died as a result of the accident that took place just before 7:30 p.m. on Lovers Lane Road, about one-quarter mile west of South Main Street.
According to the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson was piloting an eastbound motorcycle that was attempting to pass an automobile. The motorcycle collided head-on with the westbound SUV.
Nelson was declared dead at 8:25 p.m. after being taken to Perry Memorial Hospital.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Bureau County motorcycle accident can be seen in the article mentioned above as well as other sources.
There can be many reasons as to why motorcycle crashes occur. These reasons are discussed on the “Reasons For Illinois Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities” page. As discussed on that page, there can be a broad range of injuries that occur when a rider crashes. How and when these accident injuries are treated can have substantial health and legal ramifications. In addition to the medical issues that occur when a rider is hurt, there are also legal issues that should be attended to as soon as possible if the crash wasn’t the motorcyclist’s fault. If the crash was caused by another person’s negligence, the injured motorcyclist may be able to get injury compensation through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit. Often, this compensation is needed because of the medical costs and other financial hardships that occur due to the motorcycle accident injuries.
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