Effingham, IL (March 31, 2020) – Three people were injured following a collision in Effingham, Illinois on Sunday morning, March 22nd. The crash occurred near the intersection of IL-33 (N. Keller Drive) and Midtowne Boulevard at around 11:29 a.m. According to initial reports, Lisa Berkel, 53, was driving through the intersection when her vehicle was struck by another car driven by Richard Milanec, 38, of Shumway, Illinois.
Milanec’s vehicle T-boned Berkel’s car. Berkel and her passenger, Bill Turner, 76, of Teutopolis, Illinois, were injured in the crash. Milanec’s passenger, Melissa Milanec, 33, was also injured. No further updates have been provided.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the collision.
Our thoughts are with Lisa Berkel, Bill Turner, Melissa Milanec, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
T-Bone Crashes in Illinois
Failure to yield the right of way is a common factor in serious crashes in Illinois. Intersections are the site of many types of crashes. T-bone crashes are some of the most devastating
An estimated 8,000 people are killed annually in T-bone collisions across the United States. In fact, nearly 50 percent of traffic fatalities involve a T-bone style impact. Injured parties risk serious injuries after a side-impact collision.
Injured parties may be able to pursue lost compensation for their injuries after a crash. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover the full value of your case. Give us a call today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney.
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