Plainfield, IL (January 19, 2020) – Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene of a fatal crash involving four vehicles on Sunday, January 19th, in Plainfield, Illinois. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash near the intersection of Interstate-55 and US-30 at around 6:00 a.m. At least one person was reportedly killed in the crash.
Authorities haven’t yet released the cause of the accident. Three of the four lanes were closed following the crash due to police activity in the area. The status of the other involved parties wasn’t reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by ISP. No further details are currently available.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Illinois
Car crashes often leave victims with catastrophic injuries. When these collisions involve multiple vehicles, it often means more serious injuries and other damages. Sadly, many people suffer fatal injuries in vehicle collisions.
There were 311,679 reported crashes in Illinois in just 2017. 998 of these crashes resulted in fatal injuries. In some cases, surviving family members may be eligible to recover lost compensation.
An experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney can help you pursue legal action after the loss of a loved one. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand that losing a family member is extremely difficult. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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