Marshall, IL (February 19, 2020) – A driver was injured following a car accident near Marshall, Illinois on Thursday, February 13th. The accident took place at the intersection of IL-1 and North Douglas Road at around 11:53 a.m. Initial reports revealed that a gray 2019 Jeep was following a white 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by James N. Morris, 19, of West Union, Illinois, when the driver-side rear-tire fell off the pickup.
The driver of the Jeep, Madge L. Lagrand, 42, of Paris, Illinois, struck the tire while traveling on IL-1 NB. Lagrand was transported to Paris Community Hospital for treatment after the crash. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with Madge L. Lagrand and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
When an Illinois resident is injured, more often than not, they were involved in a car accident. Car crashes are the leading cause of death and serious injuries across the country. These crashes range in severity, from minor fender benders to catastrophic collisions.
21.5 percent of crashes reported in Illinois in 2017 resulted in injuries. The resulting damages can overwhelm and frustrated injured victims. In some cases, a skilled Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims recover lost compensation.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover after being unfairly injured in a crash. We’ve successfully obtained favorable settlements handling past cases. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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