Watson, IL (January 18, 2020) – A rear-end collision resulted in a multi-vehicle accident on Tuesday, January 14th, in Watson Township, Illinois. Local sources revealed that the site of the crash was located on US-45 just north of 875th Street. The accident occurred at around 7:44 a.m. when a red 2007 Ford Expedition, driven by Glenda E. Cooper, 54, of Flora, Illinois rear-ended a silver 2017 Chevy Equinox, driven by Rose M. Pritchard, 67, of Louisville, Illinois.
Both Cooper and Pritchard were transported to HSHS St. Anthony’s Hospital.
No other details are known at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the collision.
Our thoughts are with Glenda E. Cooper, Rose M. Pritchard, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Illinois
Rear-end crashes are the most common type of crash experienced on the road. These crashes can result in multi-vehicle accidents when the force of impact causes a vehicle to strike other cars ahead of them. Twenty-eight percent of all reported crashes each year are rear-end accidents.
Two million people each year suffer permanent injuries in the aftermath of a car crash. It’s crucial that injured victims understand their legal rights after an accident. An experienced Illinois car crash lawyer can help you obtain deserved compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. understands that being injured in a crash can be frustrating. We’re here to take some of the stress of your shoulders. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do for your case.
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