Naperville, IL (June 23, 2020) – A man in Naperville is currently facing charges for driving under the influence after a collision on Sunday, June 21st. The crash resulted in a woman from Glen Ellyn, New Jersey seriously injured. At around 7 p.m., a Honda CRV traveling south on Naper Boulevard crossed the centerline and struck a Nissan Altima travelling north.
The driver of the Honda was later identified as Bakari M. Diaby, 22. The woman driving the Nissan was transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment. Diaby was also injured in the accident.
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.
DUI Accidents in Illinois
Around 28% of fatal traffic accidents in 2016 involved drunk drivers. That year, 10,497 people were killed in DUI collisions. Someone is killed by a drunk driver every 50 minutes on average.
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 an Illinois 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 Illinois car crash offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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