College students hear constantly about the importance of drinking responsibly. For most, this could simply mean ensuring that a designated driver is in place before consuming alcohol. Unfortunately, responsible individuals who choose to ensure their safety and that of others cannot control the actions of other drivers on the road who have not taken similar precautions. One college student was recently killed in a fatal accident in Illinois that involved a driver suspected of driving under the influence.
Some may say that losing a child, regardless of the events leading to that loss or the age of the child, is one of the most devastating experiences a person can go through. Unfortunately, one family in Illinois is still dealing with the tragic loss of their daughter due to a fatal car accident. While they are still getting through the criminal case against the driver believed to be responsible for her death, they have the separate right to pursue a wrongful death case in civil court.
Recently, a utility worker died in a possible wrongful death situation because of a fatal work accident. The Illinois man died after suffering from electrocution on a job site in East Peoria. The man died while fulfilling his work duties repairing a utility pole, possibly leaving his family eligible for wrongful death compensation along with workers' compensation.
Heavy traffic on an Illinois roadway may have been a contributing factor to a recent fatal incident. The truck accident that occurred on the crowded Chicago area road ended the life of one man. It caused injury to others, though -- thankfully -- they were not life threatening.
A terrible incident happened on an Illinois roadway on a recent weekend evening. In the motorcycle accident on Highway 67, a couple lost their lives. The driver that is accused of smashing into them was unhurt in the crash.
Illinois police are continuing to investigate a tragic incident that happened recently. A car accident occurred on Interstate 355 in Bolingbrook. The crash injured one driver and killed the occupants of the other vehicle involved in the incident.
A traffic crash happened on an Illinois street recently that led to the death of a young woman. The 17-year-old girl died while being treated at an area hospital for injuries suffered in the car accident. The incident happened early on a weekend morning.
An Illinois woman is dead after a recent weekend crash. The 58-year-old woman died after being taken to a local hospital by early responders. The fatal car accident also injured three other people, according to a report.
Many readers in Illinois know that a designated driver is a person who is expected to get those who have been drinking home safely. In fact, these individuals are thought to save lives because they limit the number of people drinking and driving on our roadways. In one recent car accident, however, a designated driver lost her life as she was attempting to get others home safely.
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.