St Francis, IL (May 24, 2020) – Two people suffered injuries in a crash in St. Francis Township on Saturday morning, May 23rd. The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of East 1400th Avenue and North 2300th Street at around 11:50 a.m. Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene.
According to initial reports, a gray Saturn ran a stop sign, colliding with a truck. The 16-year-old driver of the Saturn was hospitalized for treatment of their injuries. A 19-year-old passenger in the vehicle was flown by medical helicopter to a trauma hospital with serious injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by ISP.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Stop-Sign Collisions in Illinois
Intersections are a magnet for serious crashes throughout Illinois. Approximately one-third of intersection accidents take place at stop sign-controlled intersections. That’s more than 700,000 stop-sign crashes occurring annually.
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 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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