Rockford, IL (January 8, 2020) – Two residents of Lincolnwood, Illinois were left with injuries following a crash involving an Altima and a semi-truck near Rockford, Illinois on Monday, January 6th. The crash took place near the intersection of I-39 and I-90. Local sources reported the crash that morning at 9:42 a.m.
The driver of the Altima, Imran Sandozi, 31, was discovered trapped underneath the trailer axel of the semi. He was transported by med-flight to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The passenger in the Altima, Shazia Khan, 29, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was also hospitalized.
No further updates are available at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with Shazia Khan, Imran Sandozi, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Semi-Truck Collisions in Illinois
Large commercial vehicles frequent the roadway of Illinois each day. These vehicles travel long miles all across the United States, with their drivers working long hours. This can cause drivers to become exhausted and make reckless mistakes on the road.
Semi-truck crash statistics show that nearly 5,000 occupants of passenger vehicles are killed each year. There are more than 500,000 reported 18-wheeler collisions annually across the country. Seeking lost compensation can be difficult without the help of an experienced Illinois trucking injury attorney.
Injured parties may be eligible to recover lost compensation after a crash with a semi-truck. The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the experience necessary to help you obtain a fair settlement. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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