McHenry, IL (January 17, 2020) – A total of five people were injured, two critically, after a pickup truck crashed into a Starbucks in McHenry, Illinois. The collision occurred at the 4305 block of West Elm Street on Thursday, January 16th. The truck reportedly lost control, crashing into the establishment at around 5:00 p.m.
The building sustained extensive damage during the impact. One of the critically injured parties was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois. The other was transported to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital, where they are now believed to be in fair condition.
No identities have been released at this time. An investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Reckless Driving Accidents in Illinois
Even if you take all the necessary precautions to avoid a crash, you are still at risk of being injured by a reckless driver. Some motorists have a blatant disregard for the safety of others on the road. Dangerous activities such as texting and drinking behind the wheel can put everyone in danger.
Reckless drivers take countless lives each year. Nearly one-third of all reported roadway fatalities each year involve reckless driving crashes. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to see if they’re eligible for compensation.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. believes in helping those unfairly injured in a crash. We have a proven track record helping injured victims pursue successful personal injury claims. Discuss your case today by giving us a call at 312-386-7683.
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