Moline, IL (May 2, 2020) – Roberto Torres, 18, was driving with a passenger when the vehicle crashed into a tree. The accident occurred in Moline, Illinois on Friday, May 1st. Torres was attempting to make a turn at the intersection of 15th Street and 17th Avenue at the time of the accident.
The female passenger was a softball player at Alleman Catholic High School in Rock Island, Illinois. Both Torres and the passenger were transported to University Hospitals for the treatment of serious injuries. No further updates have been provided.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with Roberto Torres, the other injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Auto Accidents
On average, 772 collisions happened each day in Illinois in 2011. A total of 85,172 people were injured in crashes that year. That means 9 people were injured in a collision every hour.
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 312-386-7683.
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