Beach Park, IL (December 14, 2019) – A two-vehicle collision on Saturday, December 14th, in Beach Park, Illinois ended with three people being killed. The incident occurred near the intersection of Blanchard Road and Green Bay Road in the early morning at around 4:45 a.m. Initial reports revealed the crash occurred when a 2008 Nissan Altima driven by a man, 24, of Waukegan, Illinois crossed the centerline on Green Bay Road.
The man collided with a 2013 Honda Civic traveling southbound, driven by a 71-year-old Beach Park man. Both drivers were pronounced dead by responding paramedics at the scene. The 24-year-old female passenger of the Nissan was also killed.
No other details are known at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victims at this time.
Head-On Crashes in Illinois
Head-on crashes result in serious injuries. Even at low speeds, the force of a head-on collision can result in victims being severely injured. Sadly, many of these crashes turn fatal for those involved.
10 percent of all fatal traffic accidents involve head-on crashes. When a loved one is lost in a crash, surviving family members have to deal with intense grief and financial strain. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a qualified Illinois wrongful death lawyer to recover compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand that losing a loved one is extremely difficult. We know that no amount of financial compensation will ever bring back a family member. Call us today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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