Effingham, IL (May 23, 2020) – Authorities responded to the scene of a rear-end crash in Effingham on Wednesday, May 20th. The collision took place at the intersection of S. Raney Street and W. Wernsing Avenue at around 11:29 a.m. The crash reportedly involved two vehicles.
Local authorities reported that Abigale R. Horn, 24, was driving when her vehicle rear-ended another car. Horn sustained injuries in the crash but refused treatment at the scene. The driver of the other car, Logan D. Frailey, Jr., 39, Kinmundy, Illinois wasn’t injured in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with Abigale R. Horn and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Collisions in Illinois
National reports reveal that rear-end crashes are the most commonly reported type of accident. An estimated 29% of all reported car accidents involve rear-end impacts. These accidents are responsible for a significant amount of injuries and fatalities annually.
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) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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