South Roxana, IL (February 24, 2020) – A six-year-old girl was killed in a two-vehicle collision in South Roxana, Illinois on Sunday night, February 23rd. The accident occurred at the intersection of IL-111 and Broadway Avenue. Initial reports revealed that others were airlifted from the scene of the accident.
Both vehicles were reportedly severely damaged in the collision. Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene to aid those involved in the collision. The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by ISP. More details will be released as it continues.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Illinois Car Crashes
It’s an unfortunate reality that car accidents can be extremely deadly. The aftermath of a collision can leave victims with life-threatening or fatal injuries. Victims who are killed in a crash often leave behind family members who must take on damages associated with the crash.
In 2017, there were 311,679 collisions reported in the state of Illinois. 998 of these crashes resulted in fatal injuries. In some cases, the surviving family members can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss possible compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. believes in helping families recover after the loss of a loved one. We want to help you recover after a tragic accident. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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