Motorcycle Crash Near Crystal Lake Seriously Injures Rider

McHenry County Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle crash near Crystal Lake caused serious injuries to the motorcyclist. This motorcycle crash near Crystal Lake occurred on Saturday (August 29, 2020) evening.

An excerpt concerning the accident, from the August 31, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash near Crystal Lake.” An excerpt:

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 9:14 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Crystal Lake Avenue and Pingree Road for a vehicle crash.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rogers said that a 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Crystal Lake Avenue and had a green light.

An unknown vehicle traveling westbound on Crystal Lake Avenue failed to yield to the motorcycle and turned southbound onto Pingree Road in front of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a 58-year-old man, laid down the motorcycle to avoid colliding with the other vehicle.

He was taken to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered to be serious injuries but not life-threatening in nature.

Those who may have witnessed the accident or otherwise have information concerning it are asked to contact the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office at 815-338-2144.

Additional Details Regarding This Motorcycle Accident

Additional information concerning this motorcycle crash near Crystal Lake in which a vehicle turned in front of a motorcycle can be seen in the article mentioned above.

Vehicles that fail to yield continue to present a serious traffic safety risk to motorcyclists. As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents summarized on this site, many of these incidents lead to collisions that cause serious, if not life-threatening injuries to the motorcyclist.

Motorcyclists injured by the negligence of others often seek to get injury compensation through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit.

One such lawsuit recently handled by the Elman Joseph Law Group is discussed in the post titled “Settlement Of $209,000 For Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit.”