Mt Pleasant, IL (May 12, 2020) – Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision in Mount Pleasant Township on Monday, May 11th. The crash occurred that afternoon at around 1:03 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche and a 2014 Dodge Ram collided at the intersection of Lyndon and Bunker Hill roads.
For unknown reasons, the driver of the Avalanche failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with the driver’s side of the pickup truck. Darrel C. Neubauer, the driver of the Chevy, was uninjured in the accident. The driver of the Dodge, Shannon Robinson, suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized.
Neubauer was cited for failing to obey a stop sign. The ongoing investigation is being managed by ISP.
Our thoughts are with Shannon Robinson and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Stop-Sign Crashes in Illinois
According to national statistics, around one-third of intersection crashes take place at intersections controlled by stop signs. The figures show that an estimated 700,000 stop-sign collisions occur annually. These accidents are known to be deadly, accounting for 40% of deadly crashes.
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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