Riverdale, IL (February 3, 2020) – Early Monday morning, February 3rd, in Riverdale, Illinois a 29-year-old woman was killed and three others injured, including an Illinois State Police official. The accident took place on I-57 NB near 138th Street, right around 2:30 a.m. Initial sources reported that an unmarked patrol car was struck by a 2006 gray Nissan after its driver lost control of the vehicle.
Sindi Miller was driving the Nissan when she hit the 2011 white Ford patrol vehicle, causing both vehicles to collide with the guardrail. Miller was taken to a nearby facility where she was later pronounced dead. The 50-year-old ISP officer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois for treatment following the crash.
Two of the three passengers in Miller’s Nissan were injured in the crash. An investigation into the accident is currently in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Sindi Miller at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Reckless Driving Crashes in Chicago
Even if you follow all the rules of the road, you’re still at risk of being involved in a crash. Reckless drivers disregard the safety of others on the road and cause crashes every day. Nearly 13,000 deadly crashes each year are attributable to reckless motorists.
Reckless driving can take many forms. 40 percent of fatal roadway crashes are caused by driving under the influence, while 20 percent are due to distracted drivers. Regardless of the cause of an accident, reckless drivers can be held responsible with the help of a Chicago car crash attorney.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is ready to protect you and your loved ones. We understand how difficult losing a beloved family member can be. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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