A deadly motorcycle-car crash in Romeoville, Illinois claimed the life of a 58 year-old woman after her motorcycle was hit by a car making a left turn. The crash occurred on May 18, 2015 at Weber Road and Grand Boulevard, according to police.
A motorcycle crash in Des Plaines has left a 21 year-old man in critical condition. The crash occurred on April 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the intersection of Golf Road and Mount Prospect Road when a minivan turned left in front of the motorcycle.
A young man from Ukraine was riding his motorcycle through Highland Park when he was involved in an accident with a car. There were three people in that car, and they all escaped without any injuries. However, the motorcyclist was killed. He was just 21 years old.
With summer right around the corner, car drivers will see more motorcycles on the road. Unfortunately, this will lead to an increase in car-motorcycle accidents. Even though motorcycle drivers use helmets and gloves, they are still at risk for severe injuries when involved in a crash. Below are some tips for car drivers that will help reduce the amount of motorcycle crashes this year.
A teenage girl from Naperville, Illinois, was killed when a motorcycle that she was riding on -- as a passenger -- went out of control and crashed. She was just 14 years old. She was from the south side of Naperville, where she and her mom had an apartment.
A 14-year-old Naperville girl is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash in Will County.
A man and woman died early Sunday after their motorcycle collided with an SUV in Bridgeview, Illinois during early morning hours on June 1, 2014. The man was the driver of the motorcycle and the woman was a passenger. The crash occurred near 85th and Harlem after their motorcycle was struck by an SUV heading in the opposite direction. The driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, no charges have been filed related to the accident. Bridgeview police are continuing their investigation.
Motorcyclists have the same rights on the road as other drivers do, but they are more likely to be injured or killed in vehicle accidents. Both motorcycle riders and drivers of other vehicles are responsible for staying safe on the roads. By following a few safety tips, all drivers can help avoid motorcycle accidents.