Northfield, IL (May 31, 2020) – Two drivers suffered injuries after a collision in Northfield on Friday night, May 29th. The collision occurred on the Edens Expressway (I-94) near Tower Road at around 9:45 p.m. A Volvo reportedly lost control and began to roll, colliding head-on with a Nissan Infiniti.
Both vehicles sustained significant damage. One of the drivers was thrown from their vehicle in the impact. Both drivers were transported to a medical facility in critical condition. The driver of the Volvo was later pronounced dead.
An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rollover Accidents in Illinois
Rollover crashes account for around 35% of deadly passenger-vehicle fatalities reported in 2010. That year, around 7,600 people lose their lives in rollover collisions. Around 69% of those who lost their lives were unrestrained at the time of the crash.
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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