Holiday Hills, IL (June 5, 2020) – A car collided with two motorcycles in Holiday Hills on Wednesday night, June 3rd. The accident left one woman dead and two others seriously injured, including a 9-year-old girl. The accident occurred near the intersection of South River Road and Sunset Drive at around 7:26 p.m.
Initial reports revealed that a 2017 Acura TLX traveling north on River Road veered into oncoming traffic and struck tow bikes, 2003 Harley-Davidson FLSTF Flat Boy Motorcycle and a 2005 Harley-Davidson Trike. The 56-year-old McHenry woman operating the 2005 Harley Davidson was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center and was later pronounced dead. The 9-year-old Louisiana girl riding on her bike was transported to Northwestern Hospital in McHenry, Illinois with serious injuries.
The 65-year-old McHenry man operating the 2003 motorcycle was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in critical condition.
Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Illinois
In 2017, only 1.1% of crashes reported in Illinois involved motorcycle collisions. However, motorcycle crashes accounted for 15.4% of deadly crashes that year. Motorcyclists are nearly 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of a crash.
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.
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