Edgar Co, IL (February 1, 2020) – A single-vehicle accident in Edgar County, Illinois left two people seriously injured on Thursday afternoon, January 30th. The Illinois State Police reported that the crash took place on IL-49 near County Road 1800 North at around 4:45 p.m. Both victims had to be flown to medical facilities for treatment.
The victims have been identified as Shauna N. Campbell, 30, of Marshall, Illinois and a 14-year-old, also of Marshall. Both parties were injured when a Dodge Grand Caravan they were traveling in left the roadway and hit a ditch, causing the vehicle to overturn.
The driver was cited for improper lane usage and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
ISP is currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with Shauna N. Campbell, the other injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Auto Accidents
There were more than 300,000 collisions reported in Illinois in 2017 alone. Around 21.5 percent of these crashes resulted in injuries.
The leading causes of death for Illinois residents are car crashes. Collisions often leave victims with severe and life-threatening injuries. Recovering deserved compensation can be difficult for injured parties who are dealing with the aftermath of a serious accident.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has years of experience helping those unfairly injured in a car accident. Injured victims shouldn’t have to pay for the negligence of another driver. Contact our law firm at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case with an Illinois car crash lawyer today.
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