Libertyville, IL (February 1, 2020) – A crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer in Libertyville, Illinois, killed one and left another injured early Friday morning, January 31st. Initial reports revealed that a female driving a BMW SUV lost control of the vehicle at around 2:13 a.m. on I-94 near IL-176. The SUV struck a semi-truck traveling westbound on the interstate.
The BMW rolled over multiple times, causing the unrestrained driver to be ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Three male passengers were in the vehicle, and one was hospitalized.
The identities of the victims haven’t been released. An ongoing investigation into the crash at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Rollover Crashes in Illinois
Being involved in a rollover collision is more than just traumatic. These accidents often result in fatal injuries. Each year, nearly 35 percent of all passenger-vehicle fatalities involve rollover accidents.
Rollovers are well known for causing severe injuries. Sixty-nine percent of rollover fatalities in 2017 were unrestrained passengers. Injured parties should contact a qualified Illinois car crash lawyer to discuss their legal options.
You need an experienced law firm to help you recover your deserved compensation. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to fight for your legal rights after a crash. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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