Bond Co, IL (May 25, 2020) – A 25-year-old Greenville man was killed and his passenger injured in a crash in Bond County on Sunday, May 24th. Local sources reported that a 1997 white Jeep crashed into a deer at the intersection of IL-140 and Mill Hill Road at around 4:28 a.m. The vehicle proceeded to leave the roadway and overturn.
Both the driver and passenger of the Jeep were ejected in the crash. The driver, Lincoln Siebert, suffered fatal injuries. The Jeep’s passenger, Tess Lohman, from Greenville, Illinois, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time. An ongoing investigation into the collisions is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Lincoln Siebert at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Crashes in Illinois
There were 281,788 reported car accidents in Illinois in 2011 alone. Of these collisions, 835 resulted in fatal injuries, with 918 reported deaths that year. That is around two people being killed in crashes across the state daily.
A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death suit, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Illinois state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death.
If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 if you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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