Beach Park, IL (May 4, 2020) – A collision resulted in injuries in Beach Park, Illinois on Saturday, May 2nd. The accident took place at the intersection of Beach Park Drive and Sheridan Road at around 8:45 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a Chevy Impala driven by a 22-year-old Chicago man drove into oncoming traffic, colliding with a Nissan Rogue.
The driver of the Chevy and the 37-year-old Waukegan man driving the Nissan were taken to Vista East Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Impala was reportedly in critical condition.
The collision is currently under investigation by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Head-On Collisions
Head-on crashes are some of the most deadly, accounting for 10% of deadly crashes each year. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, head-on collisions have a 58% fatality rate. These accidents are much more common on rural roadways.
If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Illinois. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases. If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, call us today at (312) 425-0401.
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