Motorcyclist Killed In Illinois When He Hits Deer

A motorcyclist was killed Friday near Fandon, Illinois when his motorcycle struck a deer. Jeffrey Herrick, 49, of Colchester was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at East 775th Street south of Fandon.  Although rescue crews were called at 6:35 a.m., the accident may have occurred earlier. McDonough County Sheriff Rick …

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Motorcyclist Victim of Hit & Run Accident On Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway

Early Monday,  a man, an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy, was thrown from a motorcycle and injured in a Hit & Run crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway. According to an August 8 WLS-AM story on the accident, titled “Sheriff’s deputy hurt in Dan Ryan hit-and-run” : The crash happened in the outbound lanes of …

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Man Injured In Motorcycle Crash As He Attempts To “Split Lanes” at 70-75 mph

On Wednesday, August 3, a man was injured in an Oceanside, California motorcycle accident as he attempted to “split lanes.” The man, Justin Beyerl, 22, a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, was hospitalized with a compound fracture to his right leg after the motorcycle he was driving hit a stopped car. According to the California …

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2 Motorcycles Collide, One Person Dead In Montgomery County Illinois

Amber Dawn Beck, 21, of Pana, died Monday after injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash Sunday, August 1 in Montgomery County, Illinois.  She was the passenger on the motorcycle. An excerpt from the ksdk.com story of August 3, titled “Amber Beck dies of injuries from Sunday cycle crash” : 21 year old Amber Dawn …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Springfield Illinois

Late Monday, a motorcyclist was killed in Springfield, Illinois when he was thrown off his bike and he hit a light pole on Veterans Parkway. The motorcyclist has been identified as David W. Harris, 57, from Ashland.  According to Illinois State Police, he was riding south on Veterans at Browning Road when he lost control of …

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