Rockford, IL (January 4, 2020) – A man was killed in a fatal collision on Thursday, January 2nd, in Rockford, Illinois. The accident occurred at the 3800 block of 11th Street at around 4:30 a.m. The deceased victim was identified as Jacob Guerrero, 33.
The cause of the crash isn’t known at this time. The Winnebago County Coroner determined that Guerrero died from injuries to the head, chest and abdominal area. No other details are available at this time.
Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the crash. More updates will be provided as the investigation continues.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to Jacob Guerrero at this time.
Car Crashes in Illinois
There were 311,679 reported car crashes in Illinois in 2017 alone. 21.5 percent of these collisions resulted in injuries to at least one person, and 998 of these crashes were ultimately fatal. Being involved in a crash happens in seconds and can leave victims with life-changing injuries.
No one expects to be involved in a crash, but they are a sad reality for millions across the country each year. When a victim is killed in the aftermath of a car accident, their family often has to take on the financial burden associated with the incident. Surviving family members should consult with a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney to discuss their legal options.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to protect you and your family after the loss of a loved one. We will help you hold the at-fault party accountable for their role in a serious collision. If you’ve recently lost a loved one due to the actions of a reckless driver, call us today at 312-386-7683.
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