Rockford, IL (March 19, 2020) – Three people were injured in a crash on early Saturday morning, March 14th, in Rockford, Illinois. A rollover accident was reported at the 900 block of South Winnebago Street. Officials arrived at the scene at around 12 a.m.
Initial reports revealed that southbound Ford Focus left the roadway and hit a tree. At this time, it’s unknown why the vehicle left the road. Two men and one woman were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment after the crash.
One man reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries. The Rockford Police Department is currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rollover Crashes in Illinois
Rollover collisions are the leading cause of fatality for crashes involving pedestrian vehicles. Each year, an estimated 35 percent of deadly crashes involve rollovers. 69 percent of those killed in rollovers were unrestrained at the time of the accident.
A majority of crashes are the result of driver error, including rollover accidents. Those who were injured as the passenger of an overturned vehicle may be able to recover lost compensation. A skilled Illinois car crash attorney can help injured parties pursue rightful compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we’ve helped countless victims recover after being unfairly injured in a car accident. The driver responsible for your injuries should be held accountable. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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