Des Plaines, IL (April 26, 2020) – A crash on Sunday, April 26th, sent one motorcyclist to the hospital in Des Plaines, Illinois. The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of I-90 (James Addams Tollway) and Elmhurst Road at around 1:49 p.m. At this time, few details on the crash have been made public.
The rider was transported to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois for treatment of sustained injuries. The crash blocked an exit ramp for nearly an hour after the accident. No other injuries were reported.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Motorcycle Crashes
Riding a motorcycle is a wonderful pastime, but those who ride are all too familiar with the risks associated with riding a bike. Riders are 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of a crash. Thousands of motorcyclists are killed in collisions each year, accounting for 15.4 percent of traffic fatalities in Illinois in 2017.
Statistics show that motor vehicle drivers are more likely to cause serious motorcycle accidents. These cases involve extensive investigation in order to determine who is at fault. Injured parties should reach out to a qualified Illinois motorcycle crash attorney to discuss their legal options.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we view ourselves as both aggressive advocates and compassionate advisers. We dedicate our talents and resources to ensure maximum results in representing those seriously injured in motorcycle accidents. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do for you.
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