Illinois police are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that happened recently on the south side of Chicago. In the tragic car accident, a young boy died after the vehicle that he was in was struck. The incident happened as a man was attempting to escape police after allegedly hijacking a car.
As drivers get behind the wheel of their vehicles each day, they may not realize the impact that their choices could have on other drivers. In this particular case, one driver took a course of action that eventually affected five other vehicles. The car accident took place in Oswego, Illinois, and appears to have been caused by driver negligence. The incident forced a shutdown of a major highway that lasted for several hours.
Car accidents can prove devastating for those who have to deal with their aftereffects. One Illinois car crash ended the life on a local woman recently. The 65-year-old was in the back seat of a car being driven by another woman when she was killed. The car accident happened in Madison County on a fall afternoon.
Details of a serious Illinois crash were few in the immediate aftermath of the incident. Illinois police are investigating to determine exactly what happened to cause three cars to be involved in a car accident on the Eisenhower Expressway. The crash occurred in the inbound direction as people began to enter the city in the early morning commute.
An Illinois fall festival was marred recently when four people were injured after a local event. The men were reportedly at work cleaning up the festival site when a drunk driver allegedly caused a car accident involving the city workers. At last report, one of the injured workers remained hospitalized in critical condition, while others had been treated and released. Illinois law may allow the injured men to pursue a personal injury claim should evidence indicate that the third-party driver was negligent in causing or contributing to this accident.
Two Illinois families are suffering and a community is in mourning after a 5-year-old child died in a tragic car accident. The child was on a walk with her mother and two siblings when a car driven by a teenage driver smashed into the family, killing the young girl. The teenager now faces criminal charges in the collision, however her, or other parties involved may be held liable for the wrongful death of the child.
Workers' compensation laws exist in Illinois for the benefit of workers who have been injured or killed on the job in our state. Recently one man died as he worked on a road construction project in a local city. The man was reportedly run over by a bulldozer while on the job site. Pending the results of the ongoing investigation, his survivors may be able to make a claim to our state's workers' compensation board.
A collision has ended in the nightmare of parents everywhere, as a 4 year-old child died on an Illinois roadway. The child died in the car accident after she was ejected from the vehicle in which she was riding and became trapped. Also injured were passengers in both vehicles involved.
Authorities have released few details in a fatal crash that took place recently on an Illinois highway. The car accident happened when a passenger car and a pickup truck collided on Route 6 in Channahon. The force of the impact caused the car to either roll or flip onto its side.
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.