Rider Dies Following Motorcycling Accident In Morton Grove, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident in Morton Grove, Illinois early in the morning Wednesday (June 12) in which the motorcyclist later died from his injuries.

The accident happened around 4:00 a.m. as the motorcyclist was driving east on Golf Road.  The motorcyclist, said to be riding at a high rate of speed, hit a curb near Golf Road and Oleander Avenue and lost control of his bike.

The motorcyclist, identified as Carl Robello, 24, of Glenview, was hospitalized and died of his injuries early Thursday morning at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

According to Morton Grove Police Commander Paul Yaras, Robello was driving under the influence of alcohol.

An excerpt from the June 13 Chicago TribLocal Glenview article titled “Glenview man dies after motorcycle crash in Morton Grove” :

Robello’s blood-alcohol concentration after the crash 0.20 percent — 2.5 times the legal limit of 0.08 percent, Yaras said, adding that it appears Robello was not wearing a helmet.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the Morton Grove Champion article of June 13 titled “Glenview man dies after Morton Grove motorcycle crash.”


Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Joseph Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.