Decatur, IL (June 15, 2020) – On Sunday, June 14th, a motorcyclist was killed after being involved in a crash with another vehicle in Decatur. Authorities were called to the intersection of Woodford Street and Grand Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. A 46-year-old Mt. Zion man was found unresponsive at the scene.
Initial reports revealed that the man was traveling east on Grand Avenue when he was in a collision with a vehicle traveling north on Woodford Street. He was rushed to a medical facility where he was later pronounced dead.
An ongoing investigation into the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Illinois
Motorcyclists are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in the event of a crash. In Illinois, there were 956 motorcycle collisions reported in 2102. That year, motorcycle fatalities increased by 19%.
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 lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation in Illinois 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 Decatur accident.
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