Quincy, IL (December 29, 2019) – A man has been charged with driving under the influence after a rollover collision in Quincy, Illinois on Friday evening, December 27th. The collision took place near the intersection of IL-96 and North 24th Street at around 11:05 p.m. Illinois State Police reported that Robert Pierce, 43, of Warsaw, Illinois lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn.
The vehicle came to a rest upright in a nearby ditch. Both Pierce and his passenger, Ann Pierce, 29, were transported to Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Robert Pierce was arrested by ISP following the crash under charges of DUI and failure to reduce speed.
No further information is available at this time. ISP is currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with Robert and Ann Pierce and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Drunk Driving Crashes
Across the United States, Americans take nearly 233 billion car trips each year. Of these trips, one out of every 2,000 involves someone under the influence of alcohol. Drunk driving is a huge national concern, and Illinois is no exception.
We all know the dangers of drunk driving. Despite increased awareness of its dangers, many motorists choose to get behind the wheel after one too many drinks. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation by calling an Illinois DUI crash attorney.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to safeguard your right to compensation. We have helped countless victims obtain fair settlements for their injuries. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash, call us today at (312) 425-0401.
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