Mt Prospect, IL (January 9, 2020) – A man has died due to injuries sustained in a high-speed crash in Mount Prospect, Illinois on Sunday, January 5th. The crash took place near the intersection of IL-58 (Elmhurst Road) and IL-83 (West Golf Road) at around 7 p.m. Alejandro Arzeta, 46, of Des Plaines, Illinois was driving a 2008 Nissan Altima when he was struck by an oncoming 2019 Chevy Impala driven by a man, 33.
Arzeta was taken to Lutheran General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His son, 13, was taken to the same hospital in critical condition but is believed to be stable at this time. The driver of the Chevy was also seriously injured the crash.
Charges are currently pending against the driver who hit Arzeta. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Alejandro Arzeta at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in Illinois
Speeding drivers are responsible for a fair share of serious crashes across Illinois. We’ve all seen people speed down the highway or weave in-and-out of traffic. These dangerous behaviors leave drivers vulnerable to causing serious crashes.
Each year, speeding drivers take the lives of thousands across the country. Nearly 26 percent of all fatal crashes in 2017 were due to high-speed crashes. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation by contacting an Illinois car crash attorney.
If you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash, Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help. Our experienced legal team can help you create a strong case and defend your right to compensation. Call us today at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do for you.
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