McDonough Co, IL (April 20, 2020) – A rollover crash in McDonough County, Illinois left four people injured Saturday afternoon, April 18th. The collision reportedly occurred on County Highway 20 (County Road 1500 North) near County Road 1100 East at around 3:15 p.m. According to reports from Illinois State Police, a 45-year-old woman was driving when her car left the roadway.
The vehicle lost control, causing the vehicle to overturn multiple times. The woman and one of the passengers were ejected from the vehicle. The passengers included a 6-year-old girl, a 15-year-old boy, and a 17-year-old boy. The driver was flown to a hospital for treatment, and three other passengers were transported by ambulance.
Authorities reported that the driver and at least one passenger were unrestrained at the time of the crash. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by ISP.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rollover Accidents in Illinois
Being involved in a rollover can be extremely traumatic. In seconds, the car you’re traveling can overturn entirely, causing you to suffer serious injuries. Each year, around 35 percent of fatal passenger-vehicle fatalities involve rollover crashes.
69 percent of those killed in rollover accidents were unrestrained at the time of the crash. When you travel in a car without a seatbelt, you increase your chances of being seriously injured. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss possible compensation.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover after an accident. We will fight for your legal rights and help you obtain the settlement you deserve. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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