Brighton, IL (February 16, 2020) – There were reported injuries following a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle in Brighton on Friday, February 14th. The accident occurred on IL-111 sometime that afternoon. Emergency personnel responded to the scene to render aid to those involved in the crash.
The driver and some juveniles in the vehicle were hospitalized for treatment following the accident. The factors contributing to the collision haven’t been disclosed. No updates on the status of the injured parties have been provided.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the collision. More details will be released as the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in Illinois
Large trucks pose a significant threat to the safety of everyone on the road. The size and speed of these massive vehicles make them particularly dangerous. Sadly, many people suffer severe injuries in the aftermath of a trucking accident.
There were 4,136 people killed in crashes involving large trucks in 2018. Most of those injured in crashes are occupants of smaller passenger vehicles. In some cases, injured victims can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified Illinois trucking injury attorney.
You shouldn’t ever second guess the severity of your injuries. The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover after being injured in a trucking accident. Contact us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your legal options.
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