Round Grove, IL (February 15, 2020) – A 9-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash near Round Grove on Thursday, February 13th. The crash occurred on I-17 east of Dwight, Illinois at around 4:45 p.m.
According to local authorities, the driver of a white Chevy Tahoe lost control of their vehicle on the icy roadway, causing the vehicle to crash.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by the Illinois State Police.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Illinois Car Accidents
Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds. The consequences of a serious collision can be life-changing for many victims. Sadly, many people are killed in car crashes across Illinois.
There were 311,679 crashes reported in the state in 2017. 998 of these accidents resulted in fatal injuries. In some cases, surviving family members can contact an Illinois wrongful death lawyer to pursue lost compensation.
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