Mississippi, IL (February 20, 2020) – Law enforcement authorities in Jersey County, Illinois are collaborating on a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday, February 19th, near Mississippi, Illinois. Initial reports revealed that the collision occurred near the intersection of IL-109 and McClusky Road. One person at the scene was pronounced dead by the Jersey County Coroner at around 5:55 p.m.
Few details on the crash have been released at this time. The identity of the deceased party hasn’t been reported by local authorities. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
Local authorities are collaborating on an investigation into the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes happen every day across the state of Illinois. The resulting injuries are often life-threatening for those involved. Sadly, many people lose their lives in sudden collisions.
In just 2017, there were 311,679 reported crashes in Illinois. 998 of these accidents resulted in fatal injuries. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of an Illinois wrongful death attorney.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
Disclaimer: As members of the local Chicago and broader Illinois community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.