Harvard Motorcycle Collision With Pickup Truck Leads To Serious Injuries

McHenry County Pickup Truck-Motorcycle Collision

A Harvard motorcycle collision led to the motorcyclist and passenger being seriously injured on Sunday (August 16, 2020) afternoon. This Harvard motorcycle collision involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck has been cited with regard to the collision.

This Harvard motorcycle collision is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the August 18, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Pickup truck driver cited after colliding with motorcycle, injuring two people in Harvard.” An excerpt:

The Harley Davidson was traveling eastbound on Brink Street when the Chevrolet, which was facing southbound on Marengo Road stopped at a stop sign, made a left turn in front of the motorcycle, Bauman said.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 48-year-old man from Harvard, was critically injured. He was flown to the hospital.

A 45-year-old woman from Harvard, the motorcycle passenger, was also injured and taken to the hospital.

Another excerpt from the article:

The driver of the Chevrolet, 86-year-old Ronald G. Schultz, of the 200 block of Ratzlaff Street in Harvard, was not injured.

Schultz was issued a citation for failure to use due care and released with a court date of October 5.

Additional Details Regarding This Harvard Motorcycle Collision

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Harvard motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

For accidents that were not the fault of the motorcyclist, the motorcyclist (and passenger, if applicable) may be able to get accident injury compensation through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit. The reasons for filing a personal injury lawsuit are further discussed on the “Personal Injury Lawsuits For McHenry County Vehicle Accidents” page.

For accidents that lead to the death of the motorcyclist and/or passenger, during which another person was at fault, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed by relevant parties.