Effingham, IL (June 28, 2020) – A serious crash was reported in Effingham on Saturday afternoon, June 27. Officials from the Illinois State Police (ISP) responded to the scene of the crash on I-70. The accident occurred near mile marker 102.5
The collision involved two vehicles that collided head-on. The extent of the resulting injuries has not been reported at this time. Lanes on the roadway were diverted while investigators were at the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Car Accidents in Illinois
Despite only accounting for 2% of reported crashes, head-on collisions are involved in 10% of fatal accidents. These crashes have a nearly 58% fatality rate, according to the Federal Highway Administration. These accidents are often caused by multiple factors, such as driver distraction, speeding, and recklessness.
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 professional legal services to all our clients who were injured in a car accident 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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