Quincy, IL (September 20, 2020) – There was a reported fatality following a collision in Quincy near the intersection of Payson Avenue and S. 11th Street on Friday, September 18.
The accident happened late that evening at around 7 p.m. Reports from the Quincy Police Department revealed that a 24-year-old Quincy man was riding a red 2015 Honda Sportbike when he collided with a passenger vehicle driven by an 18-year-old woman from Quincy.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene of the crash to perform life-saving procedures on the man. He was later taken to Blessing Hospital’s Emergency Room and pronounced dead by attending medical personnel. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Illinois
Traveling by motorcycle is a wonderful pastime for many Illinois residents. However, there is an increased risk of suffering serious injuries when riding a motorcycle. Around 80% of motorcycle accidents result in death or injury according to reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, 145 motorcyclists were killed in crashes across the state in 2011, and another 3,020 riders suffered serious injuries.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, an Illinois 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 after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Illinois motorcycle accident.
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