Peru, IL (May 29, 2020) – Two ambulances reported to the scene of a collision in north Peru on Thursday afternoon, May 28th. Emergency units were called to the scene of the accident at around 1:40 p.m. A car and an SUV reportedly collided on IL-251 near O’Neal Steel.
The car involved in the crash ended up off-road with significant front-end damage, while the SUV remained on the road with notable rear-end damage. One person was transported to Illinois Valley Community Hospital for treatment. One other party refused treatment at the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Crashes in Illinois
There were 281,788 reported collisions in Illinois in 2011. These crashes resulted in 11,942 people suffering permanent injuries. An average of nine people were injured each hour in the state that year.
Dealing with the aftermath of a serious crash is a long and frustrating process. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives. Sadly, when victims depend solely on insurance companies, they often feel even more alone and confused.
That’s why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Give us a call today at (312) 425-0401 if you have been injured in a car accident.
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