Urbana, IL (May 2, 2020) – A two-vehicle crash in Urbana, Illinois on Thursday night, April 30th, left one person injured. Authorities responded to the intersection of Guardian Drive and University Avenue at around 6 p.m. Officers reported that a black Jeep traveling east on University Avenue ran a red light, colliding with a red Ford Fusion.
The Ford was reportedly making a left turn onto University Avenue from Guardian Drive. The Jeep rolled over due to the impact of the crash. One person at the scene was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Jeep was cited for failing to obey the traffic signal. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Red-Light Accidents
In 2018, an estimated 139,000 people were injured in red-light collisions in the United States. These accidents are responsible for hundreds of deaths each year. Intersections are the site of nearly 50 percent of collisions resulting in injuries.
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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