Schiller Park Motorcycle Accident Leads To Fatality

There was a fatal Schiller Park motorcycle accident Sunday (May 3, 2020) evening. This Schiller Park motorcycle accident occurred at Wesley Terrace and Lawrence Avenue.

This accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and a car. This Schiller Park motorcycle accident happened at approximately 7:45 p.m.

The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the May 5, 2020 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist dies in Schiller Park crash.” An excerpt:

A preliminary investigation shows that the motorcycle was going west on Lawrence Avenue when it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Sonata turning north on Wesley Terrace from eastbound Lawrence Avenue, DeSimone said.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 41-year-old woman from Schiller Park, was uninjured, DeSimone said.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the decedent as Andrew Westfallen, 20, of Wonder Lake. An autopsy revealed he died from injuries sustained during the collision.

This fatal Schiller Park motorcycle accident remains under investigation by Schiller Park Police and the Major Case Assistance Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

For those motorcycle accidents in which the motorcyclist dies from accident injuries, and the accident was the fault of another person or party, it may be possible for relevant parties to file a wrongful death lawsuit. On this site, wrongful death lawsuits are further discussed on the “Motorcycle Accident Wrongful Death Lawsuits” page.

The page discusses many different types of fatal motorcycle accidents that are the fault of another person or party. These types of accidents can happen in many different settings and for various reasons. Tony Elman, Lead Trial Attorney of the Elman Joseph Law Group, can answer questions with regard to this type of lawsuit. He can be reached at 773-392-8182.


Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Joseph Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC ( is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Joseph Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Joseph Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Joseph Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Joseph Law Group take cases to court.

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