Serious car accidents involving more than one vehicle can occur with what seems like no warning. One such multi-vehicle crash happened recently on an Illinois roadway. The car accident involved not only a car, but also a taxi and a tow truck. One person died as a result of the unfortunate incident.
A car accident on an Illinois roadway left four people injured over the recent holiday period. The single-car accident ended with all of those who were in the car being transported to area hospitals, where they were reported to have suffered injuries listed as ranging from fair to critical. It is unclear which of the injured victims of the crash was the driver of the vehicle involved.
One Illinois woman died and three others were seriously injured when the driver of the car that they were riding in lost control on a local highway. One of the young women in the car died as a result of the injuries she sustained during the car accident. It has been reported that she was a passenger in the backseat of the only car involved in the crash.
Police are investigating the details of a horrific car accident that ended the life of a young Illinois boy and his mother. The car accident happened on Lake Shore Drive where reports indicate that the car being driven by the mother veered from the northbound lanes into on-coming traffic. The car struck another vehicle after losing control and crossing the median. There were two other victims of this car accident that suffered critical injuries and were taken to local hospitals for treatment. It is unclear at this time what caused the 39-year-old mother to lose control of the car that she was driving. Witnesses reported hearing the car accident and described the sound of tires screeching and the cars colliding. Several of these witnesses were people who happened to be nearby when the crash happened, and who then attempted to come to the rescue of the victims.
When a car and a loaded garbage truck collide, the occupants of the smaller vehicle are very likely to suffer serious injuries. This was the case in a recent truck accident that sadly took the lives of two men from Illinois.
According to Illinois State Police, a tragic car accident in Benton took the life of a 6-year-old girl from Du Quoin. A local news report says the crash happened when the 32-year-old driver of the vehicle transporting the child and other passengers failed to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle collided with an SUV, and victims in both vehicles were seriously injured in the car accident.