Chicago Ridge, IL (December 15, 2019) – A man was killed and a woman injured following a car accident in the area of Chicago Ridge, Illinois. The collision occurred on I-294 near mile marker 18. Reports from officials revealed that the driver of a Nissan Maxima crossed several lanes of traffic on the interstate, colliding with a Chevy Cruze parked on the side of the road.
At around 3:30 a.m., Darrion Talley, 21, was traveling on I-294 when he collided with the Chevy driven by a woman, 53, of Markham, Illinois. Talley’s vehicle rolled over, causing him to be ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.
The woman driving the Chevy was hospitalized. An investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Darrion Talley at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Unsafe Lane-Change Accidents in Chicago
Reckless drivers are one of the leading causes of serious car accidents in the state of Illinois. Speeding, driving while intoxicated, and texting behind the wheel are all examples of reckless driving behavior. However, unsafe lane changes are another common cause of car crashes.
Lane-change collisions are one of the most common types of accidents. Statistics show that nearly 33 percent of all reported collisions are the result of unsafe lane changes. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation by contacting a Chicago car crash attorney.
An experienced law firm can help maximize your potential compensation. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you navigate the legal process and protect your right to compensation. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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