Volo, IL (February 13, 2020) – A Wisconsin man suffered life-threatening injuries following a collision in Volo on Tuesday, February 11th. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash on US-12 near Brandenburg Road at around 2:30 p.m.
Initial reports indicated that a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo driven by a 59-year-old man of Silver Lake, Wisconsin was traveling on US-12 SB at the same time as a Freightliner Street Sweeper driven by a 43-year-old man of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. For unknown reasons, the Aveo rear-ended the Sweeper, which was traveling at a reduced speed. The Wisconsin man was seriously injured in the crash.
The identities of those involved are being withheld. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Illinois
More than any other kind of collision, rear-end crashes are the most commonly reported accident in the United States. 28 percent of all roadway accidents involve rear-end impacts. These crashes are known to cause serious and life-threatening injuries.
In most cases, fault in a rear-end accident lies with the driver who struck the other vehicle. However, that’s not always the case. A skilled Illinois car crash attorney can help injured parties determine who is liable for their injuries.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has helped countless victims recover after a crash. We can help you determine if you have a solid case for compensation. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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