Effingham, IL (December 16, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash occurred on I-70 near Effingham, Illinois. The accident took place on Monday, December 16th, at around noon, near the intersection with Fayette Avenue. Three school buses and one semi-truck were reportedly involved in the accident.
According to initial reports, some of the drivers involved in the accident were hospitalized following the collision. At least one vehicle fell into the embankment near the interstate. None of the buses were carrying students at the time of the accident.
There were significant delays on the roadway following the collision. Local law enforcement is handling the investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Collisions in Illinois
Even when you are following the rules of the road, you are still at risk of being hit by a reckless driver. In 2017, there were more than 311,679 reported collisions in the state of Illinois. Sometimes an initial crash can result in many cars becoming involved, forming a multi-vehicle accident.
When more vehicles are involved in a crash, it usually means more injuries. Injured parties often experience difficulty when attempting to determine who is liable for pileup collisions. Luckily, injured victims can contact an Illinois car crash lawyer to help out.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you fight for your right to compensation. We have helped countless victims recover fair settlements for their damages. Contact us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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