Lansing, IL (June 29, 2020) – Two men were traveling in a vehicle near Lansing when the car left the roadway and struck a pole. The accident occurred on I-80 near Torrence Avenue at around 1:45 a.m. Andres Hernandez, 23, of Northlake, Illinois was driving a black 2005 Cadillac when the driver lost control and left the interstate.
The car collided with a utility pole, killing the driver. The 23-year-old passenger in the vehicle was injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. At this time, the cause of the crash is unknown.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Andres Hernandez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes are the leading contributors of death and serious injury nationwide. There were 918 fatalities reported across Illinois in 2011. An average of two people were killed daily in Illinois car accidents that year.
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 a deadly Illinois accident.
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