Hazel Crest, IL (May 4, 2020) – A fiery rollover crash on Saturday, May 2nd, in Hazel Crest, Illinois left two men dead. Initial reports revealed that the accident took place on I-80 at around 1:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and collided with a light pole.
The vehicle caught on fire and overturned due to the impact. Two men inside the car were killed in the collision. At this time, their identities haven’t been released to the public.
Local officials are currently investigating the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
In 2011, 918 people were killed in car accidents in Illinois. That’s around two people being killed daily in vehicle collisions. On average, nine people were injured in auto accidents per hour.
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) 425-0401 if you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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