Ludlow, IL (May 23, 2020) – Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene of a motorcycle collision in Ludlow on Friday night, May 22nd. The accident occurred on US-45 near County Road 1700 East. Paramedics were present to render aid to those injured in the crash.
At least one person at the scene suffered injuries in the accident. The severity of those injuries isn’t known at this time. The number of injured parties at the scene wasn’t reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by ISP.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Crashes in Illinois
There are more than 5,000 people killed in motorcycle crashes each year. Motorcyclists are over-represented in national roadway fatalities. Riders are 27 times more likely to be killed in a crash compared to those traveling in passenger vehicles.
Riding a motorcycle is a popular pastime for many Illinois residents. For obvious reasons, motorcycle riders and their passengers are more vulnerable in the event of a crash compared to occupants of cars and trucks. If a driver “didn’t see you” or injured a loved one, our Illinois motorcycle crash lawyers can help pursue compensation to cover your injuries.
When you or a loved one has been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, it is important to protect your rights and care for yourself and your family. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. understands that the medical bills and associated costs can be overwhelming, and that’s why we’re here. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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