Fatal Norridge Motorcycle Crash Along North Harlem Avenue

There was a fatal Norridge motorcycle crash that occurred on Monday (July 8, 2019) night. This fatal Norridge motorcycle crash happened as the rider was traveling on North Harlem Avenue.

Details regarding this fatal Norridge motorcycle crash appear to be limited at this time. The cause of the crash does not seem to be publicly disclosed at this time. The accident remains under investigation.

An excerpt concerning the accident, from the July 9, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Jakub Szatko killed in Norridge motorcycle crash.”

An excerpt from the article:

Jakub Szatko, 21, was driving the motorcycle when it crashed at 11:24 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Harlem Avenue in Norridge, according to Norridge police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Szatko was taken to Resurrection Medical Center, where he was declared dead.

An autopsy found that he died of blunt force injuries resulting from the accident.

This fatal Norridge motorcycle crash remains under investigation. Those with information concerning the crash are asked to contact the Norridge Police Department at 708-453-4770 or via email at [email protected]

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Commentary regarding ways to avoid motorcycle crashes and the accompanying injuries can be found on the “Ways To Avoid Motorcycle Accidents And Injuries” page. While some crashes are outside of the control of the motorcyclist, other types of crashes can be avoided. Given that any motorcycle crash is likely to lead to injuries – and likely serious injuries – taking steps to avoid the likelihood of being in an accident is important.

For those motorcycle accidents that injure the rider, and are the fault of another person (such as a motorist) many motorcyclists choose to file a personal injury lawsuit. The reasons for filing such a lawsuit are discussed on the “Reasons For Filing A Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawsuit” page.


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