Motorcycle Hits Deer In Galena, Illinois

On this site, there has been extensive discussion of various reasons as to why motorcycle accidents occur.

Although not a common occurrence, one of the causes of motorcycle accidents is when a motorcycle hits a deer.  These types of accidents – some of which have led to fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents – are further discussed on the “Road Hazards – Deer” page.

There has been another motorcycle accident in which a motorcycle struck a deer.  This accident happened in Galena.  The accident happened on June 4, 2017.

The crash is discussed in the June 5, 2017 article titled “Person injured in motorcycle accident.”  As seen in that article, the motorcyclist, Ryan P. Furlong, struck a deer on West Council Hill Road.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

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


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.)

Elman Joseph Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Joseph Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Joseph 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 Joseph Law Group take cases to court.

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