Hecker, IL (January 6, 2020) – Two drivers sustained injuries following a head-on crash south of Hecker, Illinois. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of IL-159 and LL Road. The accident occurred on Friday evening, January 3rd, at around 10:45 p.m.
According to authorities at the scene, Stefan D. Bauer, 21, of Red Bud, Illinois was driving a 1998 Chevy S10 when the vehicle left the roadway. Bauer over-corrected the vehicle, causing him to enter oncoming traffic and collide with a 2012 Nissan Altima driven by Amanda N. Johnson, 26, of Millstadt, Illinois. Both drivers were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment.
Local officials are currently conducting an investigation into the crash. No further details are available at this time.
Our thoughts are with Stefan D. Bauer, Amanda N. Johnson, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Head-On Collisions
A head-on collision is when the front of one vehicle strikes the front of another. When this happens, the occupants are likely to be severely injured. In 2005, 25,861 head-on collisions took place in urban areas across the United States.
Being involved in a head-on crash is a serious matter. These crashes can result in severe injuries, even at low speeds. 10 percent of all fatal collisions involve head-on collisions.
You don’t have to suffer due to the negligence of another driver. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help. Discuss your case with an Illinois auto accident lawyer by giving us a call at 312-386-7683.
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