An East Garfield Park motorcycle collision has led to the motorcyclist being fatally injured. This East Garfield Park motorcycle collision involved a collision between the motorcycle and a minivan, and occurred on Tuesday (July 14, 2020) evening.
The collision is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the July 15, 2020 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man killed after motorcycle crashes into vehicle in East Garfield Park: police.”
An excerpt from this article:
About 10:40 p.m., the driver of a Pontiac Trans Sport minivan was turning south onto Kedzie Avenue from a gas station when the northbound motorcycle struck his van, Chicago police said.
The 46-year-old driver of the motorcycle was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The 46-year-old motorcyclist has yet to be publicly identified.
The driver of the minivan, a 27-year-old man, as well as passengers in the minivan, were not injured during the collision.
Another excerpt from the article:
CPD’s Major Accidents and Area Three detectives are investigating the crash, police said. Citations are pending against the 27-year-old male driver of the minivan for not having a valid driver’s license and failing to yield.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this East Garfield Park motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
When a motorcyclist and/or passenger is injured during a motorcycle accident that wasn’t their fault, those injured may elect to file a personal injury lawsuit. For fatal motorcycle accidents, relevant parties can file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Various reasons for filing a lawsuit are discussed on the “Reasons For Filing A Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawsuit” page. Also discussed on that page is what one should do if injured during a motorcycle accident.
As noted on the page, motorcycle accidents often result in serious and life-threatening injuries. Due to the typical severity of motorcycle accident injuries, taking the proper steps to safeguard both one’s health as well as legal rights is highly important.