A loss of control issue is commonly cited in Illinois motorcycle accidents. As seen in the motorcycle accidents summarized in this site, a loss of control issue often leads to a motorcycle accident. Often, such a loss of motorcycle control leads to serious accident injuries and in many cases to the death of the rider.
Loss of motorcycle control can occur for many reasons. While some of these reasons are due to the actions or inactions of the motorcyclist, other loss of control incidents can be due to external factors such as road hazards or a defective motorcycle component.
On this site, discussion of various aspects of a loss of control issue is discussed on the “Motorcycle Loss Of Control Accidents” page.
On Monday (September 16, 2019) morning there was a “head-on collision” involving a motorcycle and a dump truck in Gurnee. While the cause of the accident remains under investigation, the apparent cause is that motorcyclist loss control of the bike, which led to the bike crossing the center line and colliding with the oncoming dump truck. The reason for this loss of control has yet to be publicly disclosed.
This Gurnee fatal motorcycle accident is discussed in a number of media sources, including the Lake County News-Sun article of September 16, 2019 titled “Motorcyclist killed in collision with truck on Route 45 in Gurnee.” An excerpt:
Gurnee police were called to a crash with injuries around 7:35 a.m. at the intersection of Dada Drive and Route 45 and found a motorcycle and semi dump truck had collided, according to a news release.
The motorcyclist was declared dead at the accident scene. He was later identified by the Lake County Coroner as Alex Gamburg, 50, of Gurnee.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Gurnee motorcycle crash involving an apparent loss of control issue can be seen in a variety of media sources including the article mentioned above.
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