Byron, IL (June 7, 2020) – A local man was killed following a motorcycle accident on Saturday afternoon, June 6th. The collision occurred at the intersection of N. Tower Road and E. Mill Road. Local sources reported that a 66-year-old man from Winnebago County riding a motorcycle suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
The victim was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead at around 12 p.m. No further details have been disclosed. The identity of the victim has been withheld.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Illinois Deadly Motorcycle Accidents
There were 311,679 car accidents reported in Illinois in 2017. Of those crashes, only 1.1% involved motorcycle accidents. However, motorcycle collisions accounted for nearly 15.4% of deadly traffic accidents that year.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another. It’s natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly accident.
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