Firefighter From Joliet Illinois Dies After I-80 Motorcycle Accident

On Friday night, August 19, a motorcyclist was riding westbound on Illinois Interstate 80 (I80) in Joliet when he hit an uneven surface and lost control of his bike.  He hit the pavement as part of the accident, and later died from injuries sustained during the fall. The motorcyclist was a firefighter from Joliet, Lt. …

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Two Injured During Motorcycle Accident North Of Edwardsville Illinois

Two people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon (August 21) in a motorcycle accident north of Edwardsville Illinois. An excerpt from the August 21 article on the accident in The Telegraph, titled “Two injured in Edwardsville crash” : The incident occurred around 12:58 p.m. as the motorcycle was turning into a private residence near the intersection …

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured During Accident On Chicago’s Southwest Side

Last night, August 21, a motorcyclist was seriously injured in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on Chicago’s Southwest Side. Details of the motorcycle accident are limited at this time; however, according to Chicago Police reports, the accident occurred around 9:40 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Archer Avenue. The motorcyclist, a 39 year old man, …

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Motorcyclist Dies After Hit & Run Accident In Elgin Illinois

A motorcyclist was killed in a Hit & Run accident that happened in Elgin, Illinois Wednesday night. According to Elgin Police, Francisco Acevedo, 25, was traveling westbound at about 7:00 p.m. on Walnut Avenue on a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle when the crash occurred.  He then struck a 1999 GMC Suburban as the SUV was turning …

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Motorcycle Collides Head-On With Car In Streamwood Illinois

A motorcyclist who was reported to be driving recklessly crashed head-on into a car in Streamwood, Illinois on Sunday afternoon, August 14. As seen in the The Courier-News of August 17, in a story titled “Police:  Motorcyclist rode recklessly before crash” : A 26-year-old motorcycle rider was seen driving recklessly at very high speeds at …

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