Williamson County, IL (December 23, 2019) – A single-vehicle accident on I-57 in Williamson County, Illinois killed a driver and seriously injured his passenger. The accident was reported on early Sunday morning, December 22nd, at around 6:07 a.m. For an unknown reason, a vehicle driven by Luke Foster, 23, of Macomb, Illinois collided with the center median on the highway.
Both Foster and his passenger, Tanner Icenogle, 26, of Colchester, Illinois, were ejected from the vehicle at the time of impact. Foster sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Icenogle was in critical condition following the accident.
The current status of the injured passenger isn’t known at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Luke Foster at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes can be traumatic experiences. Sadly, millions are killed each year across the country in fatal car accidents. These accidents often happen with little warning and can devastate victims and their families.
Annually, an estimated 1.25 million people are killed annually in vehicle collisions in the United States. More than 3,000 are killed each day in auto accidents. Surviving family members can contact an Illinois wrongful death lawyer to obtain financial compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand that compensation won’t bring back a loved one. We just want to make sure that you and your family are secured. Contact us at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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