Bloomington, IL (December 29, 2019) – The victim of a fatal two-car collision in Bloomington, Illinois on Friday, December 27th has been identified. The crash occurred in the evening at around 6:45 p.m. at the 1900 block of Washington Street, east of Bloomington Heights Road. Gina R. Jesse, 55, was pronounced dead after being transported to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois.
Jesse was reportedly the sole occupant of her vehicle, which collided with another car. Multiple other victims were injured in the crash, according to reports from the scene. Jesse’s vehicle reportedly failed to properly navigate a turn on the roadway, striking an oncoming eastbound vehicle head-on.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Gina R. Jesse at this time.
Wrong-Way Collisions in Illinois
Wrong-way crashes are among the most devastating kinds of vehicle collisions. Drivers may drive on the wrong side of the road for a host of reasons. Sometimes, they just accidentally veer into oncoming traffic, causing a catastrophic collision.
There are an estimated 261 fatal wrong-way crashes each year in the United States. These crashes often result in fatal injuries to those involved. An experienced Illinois wrongful death lawyer may be able to help surviving family members obtain fair compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand that losing a loved one is extremely difficult. We are here to make sure that you and your family are secured. Contact our law offices today at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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