Peoria, IL (July 7, 2020) – A man was killed after a motorcycle accident in Peoria on Sunday evening, July 5. The crash occurred at the 3300 block of North Sterling Avenue at around 9:38 p.m. When emergency responders responded to the scene, they found the rider of the motorcycle off the roadway.
Initial reports revealed that the motorcyclists was involved in a collision with another vehicle. The vehicle was reportedly pulling out of a driveway on N. Sterling Avenue when it struck the motorcycle. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the other car was hospitalized for treatment. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Illinois
There are ten motorcycle collisions reported daily across the state of Illinois. Of these accidents, nearly 99% result in injury or death. Motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to be killed in a motor vehicle collision.
The grief and devastation of losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence in an Illinois motorcycle accident is nearly unbearable. Surviving family members may be able to recover lost compensation by pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit. In an Illinois wrongful death claim, a representative of the decedent’s estate – usually a close family member – seeks damages from those at fault for the person’s death.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand the grief and pain that families experience when a family member is killed. While no amount of money can bring back a lost family member, a wrongful death lawsuit can help families address the financial difficulties associated with the accident. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to see what our Illinois wrongful death lawyers can do for you.
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