Summit, IL (November 23, 2019) – Two drivers were injured following a collision at the intersection of E. 1600th Ave (Mocassin Rd.) and N. 600th St in Summit, Illinois. Local sources reported that the crash happened on Friday, November 22nd, at around noon. Both vehicles were reportedly pickup trucks.
The injured drivers have been identified as Devon Morlan, 20, of St. Elmo, Illinois, and Ross Cornett, 51, of Altamont, Illinois. According to police reports, Moran was traveling westbound on 600th St. while Cornett was traveling eastbound at the time of impact. Both vehicles collided head-on.
Thick fog was reported on both lanes of the roadway at the time of the crash, impairing the visibility of both drivers. Both injured parties were taken to nearby medical facilities for treatment. An investigation into the crash is being handled by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
Car crashes are the leading cause of death in the United States. There are over 6 million reported accidents annually across the country. More than 3 million people are seriously injured in these collisions.
Car crashes result in more than just serious injury or death. For those involved, there are often costly damages, such as medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Those injured in a sudden crash may be eligible to recover deserved compensation with the help of a trained Illinois car crash attorney.
An experienced law firm can make all the difference when pursuing a personal injury claim. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has helped countless victims recover their deserved compensation after being injured by a reckless driver. Contact our law offices at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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