Injured Motorcyclist Goes On Tour In Southern Illinois And Indiana

The Mt. Vernon Register-News had a July 26 article titled “Injured man protests for bikers.”  It details the effort of a motorcyclist, David D. Huffhire, 48, of Salem, who has been hit by teenage drivers three times, and now has embarked on a tour of Southern Illinois and Indiana to promote various changes in laws …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Wauconda Illinois

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night in Wauconda, Illinois after being struck by an automobile. The accident occurred Sunday around 5:07 p.m. The motorcyclist killed was Gregory Homola, 55, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  He was pronounced dead shortly after colliding with the side of a Ford Explorer which had pulled out of a parking lot …

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Sentence Handed Down For 2008 DUI Accident In Chicago That Killed A Motorcyclist

In 2008, a drunk driver hit and killed Navy veteran Jeff Bondy while he was on his motorcycle in Chicago. Today Drew Forquer, 51, was sentenced for that 2008 drunk driving accident on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Forquer, who had a history of drunken-driving convictions, was sentenced to 8 years in prison today for driving his …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On I-71 In Ashland, Ohio

According to WOIO of Ashland, Ohio, in a July 24 story titled “Fatal motorcycle accident on I-71” there was a fatal motorcycle accident on Sunday, July 24 in Ashland.  It happened just after five a.m. Sunday on I-71 at US 250 in Montgomery Township. Details of the accident appear brief, at least at this point.  According …

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Illinois Motorcycle Accident Statistics

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) “2009 Illinois Crash Facts & Statistics” (pdf) in 2009 (the latest year available) there were 3846 motorcycle accidents and 124 fatal motorcycle accidents. As stated on page 21: Motorcycle crashes account for 1.3 percent of all crashes in the year 2009.  The number of motorcyclists killed decreased by 3.7 …

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