St Anne, IL (January 23, 2020) – A woman from Beaverville, Illinois caused a crash after running a stop sign on Tuesday afternoon, January 21st. The crash occurred at East 3150 North Road near St. Anne, Illinois at around 3:25 p.m. The Illinois State Police reported that the woman collided with a 2002 GMC Yukon driven by Jose A. Hernandez, 67, of St. Anne, Illinois, who was traveling on IL-1 NB.
Initial reports revealed that the woman failed to obey a stop sign and yield the right of way, causing the accident. The Yukon contained Hernandez and three other passengers, identified as Octavio Garcia, 63, Rosa L. Garcia, 63, and Odilia Hernandez, 58, all of Chicago. All occupants of the Yukon were transported to nearby medical facilities for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by ISP.
Our thoughts are with Jose A. Hernandez, Octavio Garcia, Rosa L. Garcia, Odilia Hernandez, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Stop Sign Collisions in Illinois
When we fail to yield the right of way, we risk seriously injuring ourselves and others. When we run a stop sign, we may not think twice about it. However, the consequences can be potentially deadly.
Annually, nearly 40 percent of all fatal crashes take place a stop sign-controlled intersections. There are more than 700,000 reported stop sign collisions each year in the United States. Injured parties may be eligible to recover lost compensation for their injuries.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to protect your legal rights. We have a proven track record helping those unfairly injured in a crash. Contact our law offices today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case with a qualified Illinois car crash lawyer.
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