A Dan Ryan motorcycle accident happened early Friday (May 24, 2019) morning. This Dan Ryan motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle being struck by a car.
The collision is discussed in a number of media sources, including the May 24, 2019 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist, passenger injured in hit-and-run crash on Dan Ryan” as well as the May 24 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “Two injured in Hit And Run Crash On The Dan Ryan.”
An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article:
The accident happened around 12:20 a.m. when a car hit two other cars in the southbound lanes of the expressway near 63rd Street, state police said. One of the cars spun around and hit the motorcycle.
During this Dan Ryan accident, both the motorcyclist and passenger were injured. The motorcyclist was taken in critical condition to University of Chicago Medical Center. The female passenger was also injured. Her injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.
There is no description of the car that fled the accident scene.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the articles mentioned above.
As seen in the Illinois motorcycle accidents summarized in this site, various motorcycle accidents have occurred on the Dan Ryan Expressway. These Dan Ryan motorcycle crashes have happened for a number of reasons. Some have involved other vehicles colliding with motorcycles. Others have involved motorcycle loss of control or have involved high-risk motorcycle actions such as riding at excessive speeds.
As seen in these various Dan Ryan motorcycle accidents, many have led to serious accident injuries and in some cases fatalities. In various instances where the accident led to injuries or fatalities, lawsuits have been filed against the person and/or party at fault. These lawsuits have involved various claims of negligence; one such lawsuit was summarized in the “Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Dan Ryan Motorcycle Accident” post.
Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed. Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) 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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