Mascoutah, IL (February 24, 2020) – A motorcyclist was injured in Mascoutah, Illinois on Sunday, February 23rd. The crash occurred at the intersection of North 6th Street and Fuesser Road at around 3:30 p.m. Initial reports revealed that George Fagan, 65, was riding a 2001 Ducati motorcycle northbound on 6th Street when he struck a 2008 Mitsubishi.
The Mitsubishi was reportedly waiting to make a left turn at the time of the accident. Fagan was wearing a helmet but was ejected from the bike. He was hospitalized following the crash for the treatment of sustained injuries. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with George Fagan and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Motorcycle Crashes
By their very nature, motorcycle accidents are known to cause severe injuries. Motorcyclists are taking a risk nearly every time they hit the road. They risk being struck by oncoming vehicles sharing the roadway.
Motorcycle fatalities are on the rise across the country. A motorcyclist is 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of an accident. Sometimes, injured victims can recover lost compensation by contacting a qualified Illinois motorcycle crash attorney.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you make your life whole again after an accident. We can help you determine who’s liable for your injuries. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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