Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94).

According to Illinois State Police, the accident happened at approximately 5:15 a.m., when a motorcyclist was traveling in the northbound lanes near West 35th Street.   The motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed and collided with the rear of a Cadillac sedan.

The motorcyclist, who has yet to be identified but is said to be 43 years old, died at the accident scene.

None of the four people traveling in the Cadillac were injured.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the August 30 MyFoxChicago.com article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Dan Ryan crash during morning commute” as well as the August 30 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed on Dan Ryan Expressway.”


Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Joseph Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.