White County, IL (December 16, 2019) – There was a crash involving four-vehicles reported in White County, Illinois on Sunday evening, December 15th. The crash occurred at around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of IL-1 and White County Road. There were reported injuries following the accident.
According to initial reports, a Kia veered into oncoming traffic on IL-1, colliding with a Dodge van. The van went off-road and the Kia was disabled upon impact. Two subsequent vehicles struck the disabled Kia, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway.
The injured parties were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment. An investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Wrong-Way Collisions
Wrong-way accidents often happen when vehicles collide head-on with another car on the road. At high-speeds, these types of accidents can be catastrophic. Victims may suffer from severe injuries, including traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
Each year, an estimated 355 people in the United States are killed in wrong-way crashes. When victims survive, they may experience lifelong injuries as a result of the impact. Injured victims can discuss their case with a qualified Illinois auto accident lawyer.
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