Pontoon Beach, IL (May 9, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision involving a semi-truck resulted in fatal injuries in Pontoon Breach, Illinois on Friday morning, May 8th. The collision occurred on IL-111 near Schoolhouse Road at around 6:14 a.m. Local reports revealed that the accident involved a Honda passenger car that collided with a 2014 Mac Trash Truck.
When authorities arrived at the scene, the driver of the Honda was found dead. The cause of the crash hasn’t been reported at this time.
Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the crash. No further updates are available.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Illinois Deadly Semi-Truck Crashes
There are more than 2 million 18-wheelers traveling on American roadways at any given time. Nearly 98% of those killed in semi-truck accidents are those traveling in passenger vehicles. Each year, more than 5,000 people are killed in these accidents.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another. It’s natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly accident.
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