An I-355 motorcycle crash led to a motorcyclist suffering fatal accident injuries. This I-355 motorcycle crash occurred Sunday (June 21, 2020) afternoon. This crash occurred in Lemont.
The motorcyclist was identified as Beau Carbonneau, 44, who was riding a Can-Am motorcycle.
The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the June 25, 2020 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man dies of complications days after motorcycle crash on I-355.”
He was riding a black Can AM motorcycle about 2:28 p.m. Sunday in the right lane of I-355 when he tried to change lanes and struck the front end of a white Ford pickup, Illinois State Police said. He lost control and was ejected from the motorcycle.
According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, Carbonneau died from his accident injuries at Loyola Medical Center at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday (June 23, 2020.)
Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-355 motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
Many Cook County motorcycle crashes involve the motorcyclist being ejected from the motorcycle. This aspect of motorcycle accidents is further discussed on the “Motorcycle Crashes Involving Motorcyclist Ejections” page.
On that page, various Chicago-area motorcycle accidents involving ejections are mentioned. Among the locations in which these accidents have occurred include:
- Hanover Park
- Jersey County
Ejections can occur in many different types of motorcycle accidents. Many of these accidents types can be avoided. How to prevent an accident that would lead to an ejection is discussed.
Of course, some crashes leading to ejections can’t be avoided. In these instances, wearing a motorcycle helmet as well as taking other safety measures can serve to lessen the severity of any accident injuries that might occur.
Additional discussion regarding motorcycle ejections and related health and legal issues can be found on the “ejections” page mentioned above.