South Roxana, IL (February 25, 2020) – Local authorities have identified Alex E. Turner,21, as an injured victim involved in a fatal crash in South Roxana, Illinois that also took the life of a young girl. The accident took place on IL-111 near Broadway Avenue at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 23rd. Turner was a passenger in a 2002 Chevy pickup truck that struck a Nissan Altima near the intersection.
The Chevy was driven by Pavel Chernyavskiy, 29. The pickup struck an Altima driven by Frank J. Williford, 28, as the vehicle was making a left turn onto Broadway. Sadly, Williford’s 6-year-old daughter in the back seat of the vehicle was killed in the crash. Turner was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
An investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with Alex E. Turner and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Illinois Intersection Accident
Intersections, time and time again, are the sites of deadly crashes throughout Illinois. Each year, an estimated 2.5 million intersection crashes take place each year. 61 percent of these accidents involve left-hand turns.
Intersection crashes risk resulting in fatal injuries. 20 percent of roadway fatalities take place at intersections each year. In some cases, injured parties can pursue lost compensation with the help of an Illinois car crash attorney.
The firm of Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you exercise your right to compensation. We believe in helping victims and their families recover after a traumatic accident. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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