Bethalto, IL (December 3, 2019) – A slick roadway is believed to have caused multiple crashes, one involving a patrol car and another vehicle, in Bethalto, Illinois. Both collisions occurred near the intersection of IL-140 and IL-255. The initial crash took place at around 5:24 a.m. on Monday morning, December 2nd.
As authorities responded to the scene, a second driver lost control of their vehicle at around 5:41 a.m., striking a Bethalto Police Department vehicle. The roadway was closed following the second accident. The second driver was taken to a nearby medical facility for observation.
The second vehicle and the patrol car were seriously damaged in the impact. Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Slick Road Accidents
Anyone who has lived in Illinois knows that slick roadways can be dangerous. Inclement weather and roadway conditions are often significant factors in serious car accidents. When roads are slick, drivers are liable to lose control of their vehicles and injure themselves or others.
Thousands are killed in collisions caused by inclement weather conditions each year. Hundreds of thousands are injured in similar car accidents. You may be able to recover lost compensation by calling an Illinois auto accident attorney.
You need an experienced law firm handling your case. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we can help take over the legal aspects of your case, leaving you to focus on your own recovery. Contact our law offices at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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