Morris, IL (May 29, 2020) – A driver was injured after running into a car that was left on a highway in Morris on Friday, May 22nd. The accident occurred on I-80 near County Road 3000 East (Brisbin Road). A gray Chevrolet Traverse was traveling west on I-80 when the vehicle collided with a white Toyota Paseo.
The driver of the Paseo had fled the scene of a previous crash after colliding with a white Toyota Prius 30 minutes earlier at around 10:07 p.m. The Traverse went across multiple lanes and crashed into an embankment. The driver of the Traverse was hospitalized after the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the collision is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
An average of 772 crashes happened daily on Illinois roadways in 2011. A total of 84,172 people suffered injuries in collisions that year. That is nearly nine injuries each hour.
What you do the moments after an accident is of critical importance. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious accident. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take.
When you or a loved one is injured, it’s extremely serious. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand this, and it forms our entire approach. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a car accident, contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401.
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