Fatal Motorcycle Accident Due To Ladders On Highway

A blog post of September 16 titled “Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Debris On Roadway” previously discussed hazards faced by motorcyclists due to items or debris on roadways. A fatal motorcycle accident in California is yet another example of this type of hazard.  An excerpt from an October 19 story from the Morgan Hill Times titled …

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New Berlin Illinois Motorcyclist In Fatal Accident

On Sunday afternoon, a man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle just east of Curran, Illinois. Details are limited; however, according to an article in the October 17 WANDTV.com story titled “Deadly Motorcycle Crash In Sangamon County” : Police say 70 year-old Stanley Releford, of New Berlin, died after crashing his motorcycle on Old Route 54 …

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Article Recalls Motorcycle Collision With A Deer In Southern Illinois

Yesterday the Olney Daily Mail had an article titled “Shryocks tell tale” that details a motorcycle accident and subsequent recovery of Scot and Dalla Shryock.  The accident happened in Southern Illinois on July 15 at approximately 2:00 p.m.  in which they hit a deer. As recalled by Dalla Shryock in the article with regard to the …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Crystal Lake Illinois Accident

On Sunday night, a motorcyclist was killed during a motorcycle accident in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Russell W. Janca, 23, of Alden, was traveling northbound on the ramp to Route 14 from Route 31 when he lost control of his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle.  The motorcycle hit the center median, and then flew into a 2002 Honda …

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Bloomington, Illinois Motorcyclist Dies In Accident

On Saturday, October 8, a fatal motorcycle accident occurred in central Illinois. Details are limited.  Authorities say that Scott Price, 48, of Bloomington, was riding his motorcycle near Towanda when his motorcycle struck a tractor ahead of it. Additional details and possible updates can be found in various articles including the wqad.com article of October …

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