Carrier Mills, IL (April 19, 2020) – A two-vehicle crash in Carrier Mills, Illinois left one man dead on Friday, April 17th. A 26-year-old Marion man was traveling on IL-13 WB when his 2019 Honda CRV was involved in a collision with a semi-truck near Jordans Curve Road. Initial reports revealed that the accident took place at around 2:02 p.m.
The driver, identified as Rashaad E. Addison, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Williamson County Coroner’s Office. The cause of the crash isn’t known at this time. No other injuries were reported.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Semi-Truck Crashes in Chicago
Crashes involving semi-trucks have the potential to result in catastrophic injuries. Each year, more than 5,000 passenger-vehicle occupants lose their lives in collisions involving 18-wheelers. The size and speed of these vehicles on the highway make them lethal in the event of a crash.
The severity of a commercial vehicle accident can’t be understated. The resulting damages can be life-changing, and surviving family members often have to pick up the pieces after a deadly accident. A qualified Illinois trucking injury lawyer can help injured parties protect their legal rights after a serious collision.
Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will fight to make sure the person responsible for a deadly crash is held accountable. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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