Grafton, IL (March 5, 2020) – A late-night crash on Wednesday, March 4th, took the life of a 22-year-old woman outside of Grafton, Illinois. The accident reportedly occurred on IL-100. Authorities reported to the scene along with emergency personnel to render aid to those involved in the collision.
Very few details on the accident have been public at this time. The identity of the deceased hasn’t been released and is currently awaiting notification from surviving family members. No other information has been released.
An investigation into the crash is currently being handled by the Jersey County Sheriff’s Office and the state police reconstruction unit.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Illinois Collisions
Car crashes happen every day across Illinois. Sadly, many people lose their lives in these accidents. These accidents are made even worse when they are caused by the actions of negligent drivers.
Only 1 percent of fatal crashes in Illinois in 2017 resulted in fatalities, coming out to 998 deaths. When victims are killed, they leave their families to pick up the pieces. In some cases, a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney can help surviving family members recover lost compensation.
You don’t have to handle the aftermath of a fatal crash on your own. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you protect your right to compensation while ensuring that the liable party is held responsible. Contact our offices at 312-386-7683 to see what we can do for you.
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