Motorcycle Collides Head-On With Car In Streamwood Illinois

A motorcyclist who was reported to be driving recklessly crashed head-on into a car in Streamwood, Illinois on Sunday afternoon, August 14. As seen in the The Courier-News of August 17, in a story titled “Police:  Motorcyclist rode recklessly before crash” : A 26-year-old motorcycle rider was seen driving recklessly at very high speeds at …

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Motorcyclist In Rotaries and Roundabouts

With the increasing use of roundabouts in Illinois, a question arises as to what might be the experience of motorcyclists in roundabouts and rotaries. A recent fatal motorcyclist accident in a rotary in Massachusetts, as seen in the August 11 CBS3 (WSHM) story “Springfield motorcyclist killed in rotary” contained some notable commentary from bikers concerning …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Head-On Collision In Hardin County Illinois

On Sunday, August 14 a motorcyclist was killed in Hardin County, Illinois.  The fatal motorcycle accident occurred near Garden of the Gods Sunday afternoon, according to The Daily Register article of August 15 titled “Motorcyclist killed in Hardin County accident.” Kenneth Asbury, 38, of Mt. Carmel, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Forest Road, one …

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Two People Killed In Mt. Vernon Illinois Motorcycle Accident

Two Mt. Vernon Illinois residents, Cassell Stewart, 28, and Autumn Pittman, 28, died shortly after a motorcycle accident late Saturday night, August 13. Details on the accident are limited, unfortunately.  According to the Mt. Vernon Register-News, in an August 14 story titled “Truck-motorcyclist accident claims two lives” Stewart (the driver) and Pittman (the passenger) were …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Illinois When He Hits Deer

A motorcyclist was killed Friday near Fandon, Illinois when his motorcycle struck a deer. Jeffrey Herrick, 49, of Colchester was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at East 775th Street south of Fandon.  Although rescue crews were called at 6:35 a.m., the accident may have occurred earlier. McDonough County Sheriff Rick …

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