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.
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.
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.
Several people were injured recently on an Illinois roadway when a string of crashes happened. At least one car accident ended with a woman being ejected from a car. She reportedly suffered injuries that have been described as serious. Others involved in the collisions received minor injuries. It was reported that two women were hospitalized.
Traffic was backed up for hours while a busy Illinois highway was closed so that a helicopter could land and remove one of the victims of a crash. The car accident happened on July 7 in the early afternoon. As a result of the crash, one person suffered serious burns and four others were taken to local hospitals with injuries.
Recently, an allegedly intoxicated driver's effort to avoid hitting a deer resulted in serious injuries to his three passengers. Illinois State Police say that the single-vehicle accident happened on County Roads 800 North and 1375 East near Olney. The wreck occurred in the early evening of June 25 and may have been caused in part by the intoxication of the young driver.
A recent two-car collision in Illinois required that a man be extricated from his vehicle and transported to a local hospital. The crash caused major damage to the vehicles involved, and the 33-year-old driver who was apparently at fault for the crash was cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid a car accident.