Lawndale Motorcycle Collision Leads To Death Of Motorcyclist

A Lawndale motorcycle collision occurred on Saturday (September 14, 2019) afternoon. This Lawndale motorcycle collision involved a motorcycle and car. The motorcyclist was fatally injured and died at the accident scene.

Details on this Lawndale motorcycle collision appear limited at this time. The crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the September 15, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Lawndale crash: police” as well as the September article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Lawndale crash on Chicago’s West Side, police say.”

An excerpt from the Sun-Times article regarding the collision:

About 4 p.m., the man was riding a motorcycle west on 16th Street when he collided with a Nissan in the 1600 block of South Kedvale Avenue, Chicago police said.

He was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, but was later pronounced dead, police said.

The motorcyclist was identified as a 65-year-old man. An autopsy was performed and it was determined that he died from multiple injuries suffered during the accident.

The accident investigation into this Lawndale motorcycle collision is being conducted by the Chicago Police Major Accident Investigation Unit.

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

On this site, reasons for motorcycle crashes and the associated injuries are discussed on the “Reasons For Illinois Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities” page. As discussed on that page, serious motorcycle accidents can happen for many reasons. Actions taken after an accident by an injured motorcyclist are very important. As discussed on that page, steps to take include both medical and legal aspects.

An excerpt from that page regarding potential injury compensation:

Potential compensation for non-fatal accident injuries varies depending on many different factors, including the types of accident injuries as well as their severity and degree of permanence.  Various types of potential compensation exist.  The injured motorcyclist or passenger may be able to attain various types of compensation including that for past and future medical bills; past and future lost wages; loss of consortium; pain and suffering; rehabilitation costs; out-of-pocket expenses; and loss of function.  For many injured motorcyclists, there is a great need for injury compensation, as medical costs can be substantial.  If needed, ongoing medical treatment and lost wages can present formidable financial challenges.  For this reason, injured motorcyclists often seek the legal counsel of a proven injury lawyer.


Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Joseph Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC ( 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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