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Jim Spiros Discusses Bike Safety

Spiros Law Partner, Jim Spiros was recently featured on 92.7 WVLI, the valley, radio station in Kankakee. In honor of National Bike Month, which is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage more people to include biking in their everyday lives, Jim took the opportunity to talk about bike safety and [….]


National Bike Month: The Importance of Coexisting With Bicyclists

The month of May is National Bike Month! This month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and is celebrated all over the country. Spiros Law is using this month as an opportunity to educate drivers on how to properly share the road with bicyclists, as it is extremely important for the safety of everyone [….]


Family of cyclist killed by truck files lawsuit against driver

The family of a woman who was killed in a bicycle-truck accident filed a lawsuit against the driver of the truck last Monday, August 1 in Cook County Court in Illinois. Twenty-five-year-old Virginia Murray was hit by a flatbed truck owned by AB Hardwood Flooring and Supplies on Friday, July 1 around 9 a.m. The truck, driven by [….]


Bicyclist killed After Crash with SUV

Crystal Lake was the scene of a fatal accident involving a bicyclist and an SUV. Gordon McClain was traveling by bicycle on U.S. Highway 14 near Illinois Highway 31 on November 19th. As he crossed U.S. 14 from the north shoulder to the south shoulder, McClain crashed into the driver’s side of an SUV which [….]


Driver Convicted in Accident Involving Downers Grove Teen

A February crash that left a Downers Grove teen severely disabled has resulted in a conviction against the driver. Hunter Himes,14, was bicycling  on Lemont Road, heading home. At the same time, Timothy Hagen was driving down  Beller Drive, approaching  Lemont Road. As Hagen was turning right onto Lemont Road, he felt a bump on [….]


Bicyclist injured in Kankakee accident

A man was injured on Monday after a bicycle accident occurred in Kankakee. According to local police, an 81-year-old bicyclist was injured after he was struck by the driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix that was allegedly driving in and out of the lanes of traffic. The bicyclist was then transported to St. Mary’s Provena [….]


Bicyclist Hit by Motorist in Kankakee

A Kankakee man riding his bike on Kennedy drive was hit by a motorist on Monday afternoon. Kankakee resident Paul Krick was riding his bicycle on Kenendy Drive just north of Court Street on September 24. However, at Park Street the 81-year-old Krick was hit by a man driving a Pontiac Grand Prix. Krick was [….]


Two girls injured in Kankakee bicycle accident

Two young girls, ages 11 and 12, were injured after the bike they were riding on was struck by a car in Kankakee. According to police officials, the two girls were riding a minibike on the side of the road when a driver traveling in the same direction, struck them. Both girls were injured in [….]


Bike-Car Crash Results in Two Children Taken to the Hospital

Two children riding bicycles in Kankakee were sent to the hospital after being struck by a car on Tuesday afternoon. A boy and girl were on their bicycles heading west on Merchant Street when they approached South Washington Street. Just after 2:45 p.m. on August 7th. They entered the intersection without stopping, according to witnesses. [….]


Two kids struck by car in bicycle accident

Tuesday afternoon, two children were injured after they were struck by a car while biking through an intersection. According to local police, the accident occurred as the two children were riding at the intersection of Merchant Avenue and Washington Avenue just after 2:30 p.m. The children were heading west down the road when the driver [….]