Four teenagers were in a car that was involved in a serious incident on an Illinois roadway recently. As a result of the car accident, all four teens were injured. One boy is said to have suffered physical damages resulting in his being listed in critical condition by local authorities.
A teenage driver was at the wheel of one of the car's involved in a recent incident on an Illinois roadway. The car accident, which officials say may have been caused by the teen, resulted in the death of one victim. In addition, at least one other person suffered injury that required medical attention.
Six people suffered injury and one man died recently on an Illinois roadway. The deadly car accident that claimed the life happened in the early afternoon of a weekday. The deceased victim was a passenger in the only vehicle involved in the crash.
Most people in Illinois would agree that it is always a tragedy when a life is lost. This is especially true in cases where the life lost is that of a young person. Unfortunately, this is what happened recently when a motorcycle accident occurred in a high school parking lot in the Crete.
Two people are in an Illinois hospital with serious injuries after a recent incident. The motorcycle accident that sent them to the hospital for medical care happened in Peoria on a weekend afternoon. Now, local officials are working to determine if any criminal charges will be made as a result of this incident.
An Illinois couple suffered a horrible fate as a result of a crash that happened recently on a weekday afternoon. The two involved in the motorcycle accident were on a Harley Davidson when the incident occurred. When it ended, one woman was dead and her husband had suffered injury.
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.
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.
Federal and state laws limiting cellphone use for safety reasons have been increasing throughout the country. Illinois recently passed legislation putting more restrictions on cellphone use on Illinois highways, with the intent of preventing a car accident from happening due to driver distractions. While it is already illegal to use a cellphone in a school zone or to text while driving, the new laws expand the list of prohibited acts. Some laws go into effect immediately, while others take effect on Jan. 1, 2013.
When a victim is injured in a motor vehicle accident in St. Clair County and elsewhere, that person is entitled to compensation for any injuries caused by the negligence of another. And when the individual who caused the accident does not have appropriate insurance, the victim may claim uninsured motorist insurance from their own insurance policy. That appears to be the case for two victims of a motorcycle accident, and now the insurer that paid the uninsured motorist claims is now seeking reimbursement from the negligent party.