Motorcyclist Struck And Killed In Pekin, Illinois

On Thursday, July 21, a motorcyclist was struck and killed by a motorist in Pekin, Illinois. Allegedly, an elderly woman ran a red light at the intersection of Margaret and 2nd Street and struck the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist has been identified as William L. Wiker, Jr., 56, of Pekin.  He was pronounced dead at the …

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Motorcycle Safety – Highland Park Illinois

In the July 15 2011 edition of “The Highlander,” (pdf) the monthly publication of the City of Highland Park, there is a section on page 5 titled “Motorists Cautioned to Drive Safely With Motorcyclists.” The section is three paragraphs long and contains a variety of information with regard to motorcycle and motor scooter safety. A notable excerpt …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On West Lake Street In Chicago

A man was killed on his motorcycle this morning in the 3600 block of West Lake Street in Chicago. Details regarding the accident are not extensive.  According to a July 21 Chicago Tribune story on the accident, titled “Motorcyclist crashes into ‘L’ support beam, dies“, Tarzan Lynch, of Chicago’s West Side, was killed when his …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Dolton Illinois

A resident of Dolton, Ernestine Temple, was killed Saturday night while riding a motorcycle in Dolton, Illinois.  Now, a Chicago man has been charged in connection with the accident. According to a release from the Dolton Police Department, William Miller, 41, of Chicago was charged with aggravated driving under the influence and reckless homicide. Miller was …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway

Fred Dech, 51, has died this morning after losing control of his motorcycle on the southbound lanes of Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway.  According to Illinois State Police, the accident happened at approximately 9:23 a.m., at 51st Street. The accident occurred when Dech hit the car in front of him and lost control of his bike. …

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