Fatal Motorcycle Crash In East Peoria

There was a fatal collision between a motorcycle and SUV Saturday afternoon (September 5, 2015) in East Peoria.

The accident happened at approximately 3:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon, at the junction of Illinois Route 116 and the Interstate 74 northbound ramp.

Details as to the cause of the motorcycle accident are not presently available.

The motorcyclist was identified as Trace L. Waters, 37, of  Mackinaw.  According to the Tazewell County Coroner Jeff Baldi, he died at 4:45 p.m.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 6, 2015 Pekin Times article titled “Man killed in East Peoria motorcycle accident on Saturday was from Mackinaw” as well as the September 5 CIProud.com article (with video) titled “Deadly Motorcycle Crash in East Peoria.”


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.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

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