Motorcycle Accident In White County

There was a Southern Illinois motorcycle accident Sunday night (May 4, 2014) in White County.

This motorcycle accident happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. as a motorcyclist was riding northbound on the Herald Blacktop just north of White County Road 945N when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the roadway, and crashed the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was identified as Matthew W. Roberts, 30, of Norris City, Illinois.  He was taken via helicopter to a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

An excerpt from the May 5, 2014 article titled “Police:  Speed possible factor in White County motorcycle crash” :

Roberts was cited for improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and not having insurance.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the article mentioned above, as well as the May 5 article titled “Man severely injured in Sunday night motorcycle wreck in Southern Illinois.”


Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Joseph Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Scroll to Top