Wood Dale, IL (May 6, 2020) – A 19-year-old woman was killed following in Wood Dale, Illinois on Saturday, May 2nd. The accident occurred at the intersection of Elmhurst Street and Wood Dale Road. According to initial reports, a vehicle and a motorcycle collided at around 11:30 a.m.
Angel Marie Foerster, of River Grove, Illinois was transported to Lutheran General Hospital. She was pronounced dead there 12 hours later. No other injuries have been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Angel Marie Foerster at this time.
Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Crashes
While riding a motorcycle can be a wonderful pastime, it can also be extremely dangerous. There were 148 deadly motorcycle crashes reported in Illinois in 2012. Out of those killed in motorcycle crashes, 78% weren’t wearing helmets at the time of the collision.
A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death lawsuit, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Illinois state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death.
If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 if you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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