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  • Sentence Set in Motorcycle/Distracted Driver Trial A woman who hit and killed Anita Zaffke over 14 months ago has been sentenced to a part-time prison term. The driver, Lora Hunt, admitted to painting her nails when she ran into the rider at 50 mph. Zaffke was stopped at a red light in Lake Zurich, Ill when the accident occurred.
  • Sentencing Announced for Fatal Hit and Run/OWI in Milwaukee A drunk driver that left the scene of a fatal hit and run has been sentenced to five years is jail. The 47-year-old man was drunk at the time of the accident and did nothing to help the rider he hit.
  • Motorcycle Accident in Oshkosh Changes a Mans Life Severely injured in a motorcycle accident with a semi truck the Oshkosh man has not only beat the odds and survived, he has changed his life.
  • Whitefish Bay Rider Hit by Truck, Injured A rider was seriously injured in Whitefish Bay, WI. The rider was struck by a truck, causing him to be thrown onto the street before his motorcycle hit a tree.
  • Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Illinois Route 16 and Route 100 A motorcycle accident caused by a car injured two riders over the weekend. The rider and his passenger were seriously injured on Illinois Route 16 at Illinois Route 100. The two injured parties were from Grafton and Godfrey, IL.
  • Rider Injured in Grafton, IL After Colliding With Golf Cart on Highway The Illinois State Police Department has reported that a rider was seriously injured when his motorcycle struck a golf cart on Illinois Route 3 just outside of Grafton. The rider was taken to Jersey Community Hospital for serious injuries. The driver of the golf cart has been charged with improper use of a golf cart on a highway.
  • Tragic Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin Lead to Injury, Death A string of deadly motorcycle accidents across Wisconsin over the weekend left many injured and three dead. The tragic accidents, which occurred in Pierce, Dunn, Dane and Lafayette counties, highlight the need for drivers to watch for motorcycles each and every time they get behind the wheel.
  • Milwaukee Police Officer Hit, Injured While Riding Motorcycle A Milwaukee police officer was injured while on-duty. The officer was riding his motorcycle, lights flashing, when a car came through an intersection and hit him. His injuries sent him to the hospital but were not listed as life-threatening.
  • Advanced Motorcycle Training Debuts in Chicago On February 19-21 the Chicago International Motorcycle Show debuted an advanced motorcycle training school. The school, offered by Midwest Police Motorcycle Training of Illinois, will focus on training riders at every level. However, the level of training offered by their advanced course is one of the few offered in the nation. The training program uses accident reconstruction to establish what field exercises will be taught.
  • Motorcycle Accident Victim in Illinois Receives $6 Million Settlement An Illinois family was awarded a $6 million settlement after the rider and his daughter were hit by a truck near Joliet.