Zion, IL (May 15, 2020) – A high-speed collision in Zion left three people injured on Saturday, May 9th. The collision occurred at the intersection of Hebron Avenue and 21st Street at around 3:10 p.m. Angel T. Jones, 20, of Zion was cited for multiple charges, including reckless driving and disobeying a stop sign.
Jones was reportedly driving a 2011 Nissan Versa at a high rate of speed north on Hebron Avenue. Jones failed to yield at a stop sign and collided with a Chevrolet Trax. Two people were transported to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan, Illinois, and another victim was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Stop-Sign Accidents in Illinois
There are an estimated 700,000 crashes involving stop-sign runners reported annually. There are more than 2.5 million intersection accidents annually, with one-third taking place at stop sign-controlled intersections. Around 40% of deadly crashes occur at intersections controlled by stop signs.
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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