Lake Villa, IL (December 21, 2019) – A fatal crash in Lake Villa, Illinois took the lives of a woman and a young boy late Thursday evening, December 19th. The crash occurred near the intesrection of Beach Avenue and IL-59 at around 5:20 p.m. Four others were injured, including a toddler.
Initial reports revealed that a woman driving a Nissan SUV was traveling on IL-59 NB when her vehicle was struck by a Ford pickup truck attempting to change lanes. This caused the Nissan to roll and slide, striking a Hyundai minivan. The woman driving the Nissan and her 1-year-old passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.
The other two drivers and the teenage passenger of the Hyundai were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment. An investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to extend our condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Rollover Accidents in Illinois
Being involved in a rollover crash is often unexpected. These crashes can be violent and result in severe injuries.
Sadly, many people are killed in rollover crashes. 35 percent of fatal passenger vehicle accidents each year involve rollovers. In some cases, injured parties are able to recover lost compensation for their injuries.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help after a crash. Our Illinois car accident lawyers can help you recover deserved compensation. Call us today at (312) 425-0401 if you or a loved one has been unfairly injured in a crash.
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