Chicago, IL (April 14, 2024) – On Sunday, a motorcycle rider was killed in a collision on the southwest side of the city.

Chicago police reported that the collision occurred at 7:20 p.m. in the West Elsdon neighborhood’s 5500 block of South Pulaski Road. While operating a motorcycle in Pulaski, a 46-year-old male was struck by a woman in a left-turning SUV. Police stated that the victim was transported to a hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased. Nobody else was seriously injured as a result of the collision. The SUV’s driver was issued a citation, according to the police, but an investigation is still ongoing.

We offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s loved ones.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Chicago

In Chicago, motorcycle collisions cause tens of thousands of injuries and a considerable number of fatalities. An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people are injured annually in motorcycle accidents across the nation. Furthermore, motorcycle collisions claim the lives of approximately 4,000 to 5,000 individuals annually.

Additional liability may extend to multiple parties for the accident-related damages that you incurred. In most cases, negligent motorists are to blame. However, with additional investigation, additional relevant entities will be identified as the cause of your injury. Our Chicago motorcycle accident attorney will challenge the insurance company to secure maximum compensation for your injury claim, regardless of the cause of the collision. You must demonstrate that the opposing party was negligent and liable. The contentious notion of negligence concerns an individual’s lack of reasonable care. As a result of these failings, another individual is injured.

After a motorcycle collision, the staff of the Romaker Law Firm is prepared to advocate for justice on your and your family’s behalf. Insurance companies will exploit your collision to reduce the amount of money you are obligated to pay. Fortunately, our Chicago-area accident attorneys at the Romaker Law Firm can schedule a free consultation with you today. Following collisions, we have assisted residents of Illinois and Chicago in obtaining the fair compensation necessary to cover their losses and damages.

Contact our motorcycle accident lawyers in Chicago at 312-377-7000 to learn more about your options following a crash.

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