Effingham, IL (April 25, 2020) – A crash was reported in a work zone near Effingham, Illinois on Thursday morning, April 23rd. According to local sources, the crash occurred on I-70 WB near mile marker 85. Law enforcement officials were called to the scene at around 9:15 a.m.
At this time, the circumstances of the accident aren’t clear. All lanes on I-70 WB were reportedly blocked following the collision. No word has been provided on the extent of the resulting injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
Car crashes happen every day across Illinois, leaving tens of thousands of people injured each year. In 2017, 21.5 percent of reported crashes resulted in injuries, accounting for 66,889 collisions. 998 more accidents left victims with fatal injuries.
In order to recover compensation after a crash, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case and make sure your legal rights are secured.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car crash, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it’s important to protect your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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