Jerseyville, IL (February 5, 2020) – A head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer left a 19-year-old man dead near Jerseyville, Illinois on Tuesday, February 4th. The accident happened at around 3:25 p.m. near the intersection of US-67 and Kristie Lane. Christian Cazier, of Jerseyville, reportedly was traveling on US-67 when he collided head-on with the tractor-trailer.
Cazier was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. No other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash is currently unknown.
The investigation into the cause of the accident is currently being managed by the Illinois State Police.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Christian Cazier at this time.
Deadly Head-On Crashes in Illinois
When you’re involved in a head-on crash with another vehicle, the resulting injuries are often life-threatening. Head-on collisions are responsible for 10 percent of roadway fatalities each year. A majority of these accidents take place on rural roadways.
Sadly, many people are killed in head-on crashes. When a victim is lost due to the severity of their injuries, surviving family members often take on the financial burden associated with the crash. An experienced Illinois wrongful death lawyer can help surviving family members pursue deserved compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. understands that losing a loved one is a difficult time. We want to make sure that you and your family are protected. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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