Oswego, IL (January 2, 2020) – Two people were reportedly injured following a collision near Oswego, Illinois on New Year’s Eve. The crash occurred at the 1300 block of US-30, near Gastville Street, on Tuesday, December 31st, at around 5 p.m. The crash involved two vehicles, an SUV and a sedan.
According to officials at the scene, the driver and passenger of the sedan were injured in the crash. The driver was a man, 19, of Aurora, Illinois, and the passenger was a man, 33, of Montgomery, Illinois. Both parties were transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
The occupants of the SUV weren’t injured in the crash. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Distracted Driving Crashes
It seems only obvious that failing to pay attention to the road when driving is dangerous. However, countless drivers choose to engage in other activities while in the driver’s seat. There are nearly limitless distractions available to drivers these days due to the widespread use of smartphones.
Distracted driving results in serious injuries. On a daily basis, an estimated 1,000 people are injured by distracted drivers. Reckless drivers such as these can be held responsible for their actions through a personal injury claim.
An experienced Illinois car crash attorney can help injured parties seek deserved compensation. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you determine who is responsible for your injuries. Call us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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