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Illinois man dies in motorcycle accident, other driver charged

Summer has finally arrived, and many people throughout Illinois are taking advantage of the warm weather to ride their motorcycles. Bikers know that there are dangers on the road, and most riders operate their vehicles with a great deal of caution. After all, no one wants to be involved in a motorcycle accident. However, even the most careful rider can fall victim to the careless or reckless behavior of others.

Multi-vehicle DUI accident takes Pinckneyville woman's life

Belleville residents know that when people drive while under the influence of alcohol, the consequences are often devastating. Motorcyclists, in particular, may be at a greater risk of serious injury when people operate larger vehicles while drunk. That was certainly the case for six Illinois motorcyclists when a man now charged with drunk driving hit them with his pickup truck. Several of the motorcyclists were seriously injured, and sadly the crash took a Pinckney woman's life.

Reimbursement sought in motorcycle accident insurance payment

When a victim is injured in a motor vehicle accident in St. Clair County and elsewhere, that person is entitled to compensation for any injuries caused by the negligence of another. And when the individual who caused the accident does not have appropriate insurance, the victim may claim uninsured motorist insurance from their own insurance policy. That appears to be the case for two victims of a motorcycle accident, and now the insurer that paid the uninsured motorist claims is now seeking reimbursement from the negligent party.

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