Bluff City, IL (January 12, 2020) – A rollover crash took the life of a Brownstown man and injured two others Saturday night, January 11th, near Bluff City, Illinois. The crash occurred on US-40 west of Bluff City. Reports from Illinois State Police revealed that the driver, Craig Frailey, 28, was killed in the crash.
According to initial reports, Frailey was traveling eastbound when his vehicle left the roadway, sliding into an embankment and overturning several times. Frailey and his two passengers, Brittany Hall, 23, of Ramsey, Illinois and Ryan Ward, 32, of Brownstown, Illinois, were transported to Fayette County Hospital. Frailey was later pronounced dead at the medical facility.
ISP is currently investigating the cause of the crash. No other details are known at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Craig Frailey at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Illinois Deadly Rollover Collisions
Rollover collisions have become more common in recent years. This trend is alarming due to the severity of these crashes. Rollovers often result in fatal injuries for those involved.
In the United States, 7,600 people were killed in rollover crashes in 2010. 69 percent of those killed in rollover collisions were unrestrained at the time of the accident. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation after being injured in a rollover crash.
It’s important that those unfairly injured in an accident understand their legal rights. The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to protect your right to compensation. Discuss your case with an Illinois car crash lawyer by giving us a call at 312-386-7683.
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