I-74 Multi-Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Motorcyclist

There was an I-74 multi-vehicle crash Wednesday (August 14, 2019) morning in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured. This I-74 multi-vehicle crash happened in Champaign County, Illinois. This I-74 multi-vehicle crash was a “chain-reaction” crash. The accident is discussed in a number of media sources, including the August 14, 2019 foxillinois.com article titled “1 seriously …

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Failure To Yield While Turning Left As A Motorcycle Accident Cause

Failure to yield while turning left continues to be one of the most common reasons for motorcycle accidents.  These accidents – in which a vehicle makes a left-hand turn in front of an oncoming motorcycle and a collision occurs – are numerous, as seen in Illinois motorcycle accidents summarized on this site.  The highly traumatic …

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“Road Rash” And Other Injuries Resulting From Motorcycle Accidents

As seen in the Illinois motorcycle accidents that have caused injuries and have been summarized on this site, there are a broad range of injuries that can result from motorcycle accidents. One type of typical injury is skin abrasion.  This type of injury is commonly referred to as “road rash.”  Road rash was an injury …

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Motorcycle Loss Of Control Crashes Caused By Road Hazards

Motorcycle loss of control crashes can happen for a number of reasons.  This type of accident has been especially prevalent in Illinois during 2018, as seen in the many loss of control crashes that have been discussed on this site. Due to the inherent stability needed to safely ride a motorcycle, any factor that causes …

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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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