Bolingbrook, IL (March 10, 2020) – A teenager was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Bolingbrook, Illinois on Monday morning, March 9th. The boy was traveling in a car that was struck at the corner of Boughton Road and Whitewater Drive. He was later taken to Amita Bolingbrook Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:03 a.m.
The final cause of death hasn’t been released at this time. Both drivers involved in the crash suffered severe injuries, but there was only one reported fatality. The cause of the accident isn’t currently known.
Local law enforcement officials are investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Illinois Car Crashes
Car accidents can leave victims with severe to fatal injuries in just a matter of seconds. In most cases, these accidents are caused by reckless motorists who disregard the rules of the road. There were 998 deadly crashes in Illinois in 2017.
Each year, an estimated 21.5 percent of crashes result in injuries. When someone close to you is killed in a car accident, it’s extremely devastating. In some cases, surviving family members can consult with a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney to pursue lost compensation.
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