Gridley, IL (June 11, 2020) – A construction worker was killed in Gridley after being struck on Tuesday morning, June 9th. The accident occurred on US-24 near Ford Street. Larry Williams, 59, of Bloomington, Illinois reportedly sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a vehicle on the worksite.
Williams was reportedly directing traffic when he was struck. The driver was identified as Abuelsood Juma, 58, of Peoria, Illinois. Juma was cited for failure to yield to a construction worker and speeding.
Local authorities are currently investigating the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Larry Williams at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Illinois
A reported 139 people were killed in Illinois pedestrian accidents in 2012. Another 4,665 suffered injuries in pedestrian collisions. Of those injuries, 890 were identified as “Type A” injuries.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another. It’s natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 if you have unfairly lost a family member in an Illinois deadly accident.
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