Rockford, IL (December 18, 2019) – A driver in Rockford, Illinois was killed after colliding with a semi-truck on Wednesday morning, December 18th. The crash happened at the 3800 block of 11th Street at around 2:30 a.m. Officials at the scene reported that the deceased driver, a 23-year-old man, was traveling northbound when he collided with a northbound semi-truck.
Officials responded to the scene to render aid to the injured party. He was later pronounced dead by responding paramedics. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured in the crash.
The area of the crash was closed due to police activity for severy hours. The investigation into the cause of the accident is still in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Illinois Rear-End Accidents
Rear-end collisions are one of the most commonly experienced accidents on the road today. Despite improvements in car safety, victims continue to suffer from serious injuries in these accidents. The human body isn’t meant to handle the forces involved in a rear-end impact.
More than a quarter of all reported crashes each year are rear-end collisions. In serious cases, these crashes can be fatal. Surviving family members should reach out to a qualified Illinois wrongful death lawyer to discuss their case.
An experienced law firm can help increase your chances of a successful claim. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has handled thousands of cases, helping countless families regain deserved compensation. Contact us today at (312) 425-0401 if you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash.
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