Decatur, IL (July 4, 2024) – A 24-year-old Decatur man was fatally injured in a motorcycle crash on Thursday evening, per local authorities.

According to an Illinois State Police report, the crash occurred at 7:40 p.m. along U.S. Highway 36 near the bridge over Lake Decatur. Macon County Coroner Michael Day identified the person who died in the crash as Darin M. Durbin. According to the State Police report, a 2010 Honda Odyssey was traveling east on U.S. Highway 36, just west of Country Club Road, when it turned into the path of a 2023 Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Durbin. However, no further information about the crash has been released so far, and an investigation is ongoing.

We offer our sincere condolences to Darin Durbin’s loved ones.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Illinois

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 brave Decatur motorcycle accident attorneys 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 money they must 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 crash lawyers in Decatur at 312-377-7000 to learn more about your options following a crash.

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