Burritt Township, IL (November 25, 2019) – One person has been killed following a collision in Burritt Township, Illinois on Thursday, November 21st. The accident took place at the corner of N. Weldon Rd. and Auburn Rd. Authorities responded to the scene at around 4 p.m.
According to initial reports, two Ford Fusions were involved in the crash. Both vehicles were traveling in opposite directions when one driver veered into the lane of oncoming traffic. One driver was killed, and the other was reported to be in critical condition.
The intersection was closed for some time following the collision. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Illinois
Few crashes are as severe as head-on collisions. These types of crashes often happen when a vehicle crosses into oncoming traffic. When both vehicles are traveling toward each other, even at low speeds, it can result in significant injuries and resulting damages.
10 percent of all fatal collisions involve head-on collisions. This is true despite these accidents only making up 2 percent of total traffic accidents. Those injured in a collision should contact a qualified Illinois car crash attorney.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. understands that car crashes can be a traumatic experience. We can help you seek damages to recover after being injured by another driver. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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