Barry, IL (March 11, 2020) – Two people were reportedly injured in a single-vehicle collision in northwest Pike County, Illinois on Tuesday night, March 10th. The site of the crash was located on IL-106 NB, just north of Barry Township, Illinois. Reports from Illinois State Police revealed that a 2010 Kia van driven by Julie A. Templeton, 59, of Plainville, Illinois left the roadway at around 9:30 p.m., crashing into a ditch.
Both Templeton and her passenger, Mickey R. Templeton, 64, also of Plainville, were transported to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Both victims were reportedly restrained at the time of the crash. Templeton was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by ISP.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Illinois
Speeding is involved in more than a quarter of fatal collisions in the United States each year. When you speed, you greatly increase your chances of being involved in a car accident. Drivers are much more likely to lose control of their vehicles when exceeding the speed limit.
Thousands of people lose their lives each year in high-speed collisions. Victims of these accidents are often severely injured, suffering from significant damages. Injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss lost compensation.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you pursue a personal injury claim. We have the experience and resources to ensure your case is treated fairly. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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