There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Chicago’s West Side this morning (Tuesday, July 16, 2013). The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and a semi.
The accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m., on North Western Avenue in the 100 block.
An excerpt from the July 16 dnainfo.com article titled “Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding with Semi – Near West Side” :
The truck, heading north on Western Avenue, was making a left turn westbound onto Lake Street with a green arrow signal, police said. The motorcyclist, heading southbound on Western, crashed into the truck while it was turning, police said.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to Stroger Hospital. The motorcyclist has been identified as Paul Pawelski, 38, of Oklahoma City.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the dnainfo.com article mentioned above as well as the Chicago Sun-Times article of July 16 titled “Police: Motorcyclist killed in crash with semi on West Side.”
There was a motorcycle accident this afternoon on the ramp from the northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to the Kennedy Expressway (I-190).
Details on the accident appear limited at this time.
The accident involved a collision between a SUV and a motorcycle that happened at approximately 1:25 p.m.
According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the collision caused “serious personal injury” but no other details concerning the number of people injured or the conditions of those injured were available.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the myfoxchicago.com article of July 12 titled “Crash with serious injuries closes ramp near O’Hare” as well as the July 12 ABC7News article titled “Crash with serious injuries closes ramp near O’Hare.”
There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Maywood, Illinois, on Sunday night, July 7. The accident involved an alleged hit & run.
An excerpt from the CBS Chicago article of July 10, 2013 titled “Wisconsin Woman Charged In Fatal Maywood Hit-And-Run” :
A vehicle struck a motorcycle driven by 24-year-old Dashawn J. Davis about 10:05 p.m. Sunday near South 5th Avenue and Harvard in Maywood, according to a Maywood police release. The driver fled the scene.
Davis was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood and pronounced dead early Monday morning.
Tiffany L. Jenkins, 33, of Merrill, WI, is the alleged hit & run driver. According to police, she has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident which caused death; driving on a revoked license; and failure to yield.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the CBS Chicago article mentioned above, as well as the Chicago Tribune article of July 10 titled “Wis. woman charged in fatal Maywood motorcycle crash.”
The July 8 Northbrook Patch published an article (“Motorcyclist Hospitalized After DUI Crash“) concerning a Northbrook, Illinois motorcycle accident on July 5.
Officers charged Steven Nach, 28, of Northbrook, with DUI, reckless driving and failure to reduce speed, in relation to the accident.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Northbrook Patch article mentioned above.
There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (June 20) in Lakeview.
The accident happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. near Grace Street and Lake Shore Drive. It involved a motorcyclist who fell off his motorcycle suddenly, who was subsequently hit by a taxi that was unable to stop fast enough to avoid the motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist has been identified as Joseph Woss, 31. He was pronounced dead at 4:09 p.m. at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
The accident remains under investigation.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 21 LakeView Patch titled “Motorcyclist Crashes, Dies in Lake View” as well as the CBS Chicago article of June 20 titled “Man Dies After Falling From Motorcycle, Getting Hit By Car in Lakeview.”
There was a motorcycle accident in Morton Grove, Illinois early in the morning Wednesday (June 12). 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.”
There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night on Chicago’s South Side.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 9:15 p.m., as a motorcyclist was heading south on Western Avenue. The motorcycle hit a curb in the 7600 block of South Western Avenue, causing a loss of control. The motorcycle then struck a light pole after leaving the roadway.
The motorcyclist has been identified as Robert Poindexter, 32, of Chicago. He was declared dead at the accident scene.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the May 25 Chicago Tribune article titled “Southwest Side man killed in motorcycle crash” as well as the May 25 CBS Chicago article titled “Motorcyclist Dies After South Side Crash.”
There was a motorcycle accident early this morning in Chicago’s Marquette Park neighborhood.
The accident involved a motorcycle with a passenger crashing into a parked Chicago Police car at 12:45 a.m. at South Western Avenue and West 71st Street.
During the accident, the motorcycle’s driver, said to be a 40-year-old male, was ejected from the motorcycle. His injuries included broken bones.
The passenger, said to be a 22-year-old woman, was pinned under the police car following the accident; the Chicago Fire Department was called to extract her from under the car. She suffered broken bones and other injuries.
Both the motorcyclist and the passenger were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center.
Police believe that either drugs or alcohol were a factor in the accident.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the May 5 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcycle hits parked police car in Marquette Park” as well as the May 5 CBS Chicago article titled “Motorcyclists Injured In Chicago Lawn Squad Car Crash.”