Champaign, IL (April 1, 2020) – Another victim injured in a motorcycle crash in Champaign, Illinois on Monday, March 30th has been identified. Local authorities reported that Ryan Holt, 33, of Bloomington, Illinois and Jacklyn Sampos, 30, of Mansfield, Illinois were riding a motorcycle on US-150 when they were involved in a crash with a passenger car near 125 East. Both Holt and Sampos were thrown from the bike due to the accident.
According to local reports, the motorcycle was attempting to pass another vehicle at the intersection when the motorcycle entered into the path of a 2013 Kia Sedan driven by Cedric Wilder, 24, of Mahomet, Illinois. The vehicle was attempting to make a left turn onto 125 East. Both Holt and Sampos were transported to a nearby medical center for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with Cedric Wilder, Ryan Holt, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Collisions in Illinois
Motorcyclists are exposed to many more dangers on the road. With a higher degree of freedom comes increased risks. Each year, there are more than 88,000 motorcycle injuries and nearly 5,000 fatalities reported each year.
The stakes are high for motorcycle riders involved in a crash. There is little protecting the rider from the full impact of an accident, meaning that they often suffer serious injuries as a result. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Illinois motorcycle crash lawyer to pursue deserved compensation.
The team of lawyers at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you pursue the full value of your compensation. We understand that you’re dealing with life-threatening injuries, and we want to help. Contact us today at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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