Carol Stream, IL (June 13, 2020) – One person was killed following a serious collision in Carol Stream on Friday, June 12th. The accident occurred at the intersection of Bennett Drive and North Avenue just before 6:30 a.m. Initial reports revealed that an Infiniti G37X was rear-ended a Freightliner box truck traveling west on Bennett Drive.
The driver of the Infiniti was pronounced dead by responding paramedics. A passenger in the vehicle sustained critical injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility. The identity of the passenger has not been revealed at this time.
Local authorities are currently investigating the incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Illinois Rear-End Accidents
Nearly 29% of crashes reported annually involve rear-end impacts. There are more than 2.5 million rear-end crashes reported each year. These accidents are usually caused by distracted or reckless drivers.
If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Illinois. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases. If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, call us today at 312-386-7683.
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