Loss of control problems that occur while riding a motorcycle continue to cause many fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents. On this site, many such fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents involving motorcycle loss of control have been summarized.
A loss of control can happen for many reasons. Some of these reasons include mechanical problems that effect the motorcycle. Other reasons involve road hazards that may cause motorcycle instability that leads to a crash. Rider actions and rider error can lead to a loss of control and subsequent accident. Often, the underlying cause of such a loss of control becomes apparent only after an accident investigation.
There was a fatal Arlington Heights motorcycle crash Monday (September 16, 2019) afternoon. While the accident remains under investigation, it appears to have involved a loss of control. The crash happened on westbound Dundee Road at Wilke Road. The motorcyclist was riding a Honda Goldwing.
This Arlington Heights fatal motorcycle accident is discussed in a number of media sources, including the September 16, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Arlington Heights crash: police.” An excerpt:
The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Dundee at Wilke Road about 3:20 p.m. when the bike began to wobble and left the roadway, Arlington Heights police said in a statement. The motorcycle stopped in the grassy shoulder on the north side of the road.
The motorcyclist, identified only as a 36-year-old man, was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to police, he was not wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the accident.
Additional details and possible updates concerning loss of control issues, as well as the fatal accident mentioned above, can be seen in the sources mentioned above.
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