Springfield, IL (December 10, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Monday afternoon, December 9th, in Springfield, Illinois. The collision occurred near the intersection of East Cornell Avenue and South 11th Street. Police were notified of the accident at around 3:55 p.m.
Authorities at the scene reported that the other vehicle involved was a Ford SUV. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash but sustained fatal injuries. No occupants of the SUV were injured.
The identity of the deceased has been withheld. An investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Illinois Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists all across Illinois take to the open roads, enjoying the scenery of our beautiful state. However, each time a biker gets on a motorcycle, they are at risk of being seriously injured. It is well-known that motorcyclists are much more likely to suffer severe injuries in the event of a crash.
Motorcycle accidents are often caused by reckless drivers. In many instances, drivers will fail to notice a biker, colliding with them in the process. Injured victims may be eligible to recover lost compensation by calling an Illinois motorcycle accident lawyer.
You don’t have to pursue deserved compensation on your own. The experienced firm of Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you every step of the way. If you have been unfairly injured in a crash, contact us today at 312-386-7683.
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