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Oswego, IL - Valencia Nichols Injured in Accident on IL-25

Oswego, IL (June 26, 2020) - A fiery, single-vehicle crash in Oswego left five people injured on Tuesday, June 23rd. The collision occurred at the 1150 block of IL-25 at around 9:35 p.m. A sergeant with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office reportedly heard the crash and found a Chrysler PT Cruiser on fire. 

The driver, Valencia Nichols, 18, was trapped inside, along with four other passengers. All five were transported to nearby hospitals, with three being taken to regional hospitals due to the severity of their injuries. An initial investigation found that Nichols was attempting to pass another vehicle when she lost control and crashed.

Nichols was cited for reckless driving, passing in a no-passing zone, and improper lane usage. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.

Our thoughts are with Valencia Nichols, the injured victims, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Illinois Reckless Driving Accidents

crash 3Reckless driving is a contributor to nearly 30% of reported crashes each year. Around one-third of deadly collisions are attributable to reckless drivers, accounting for 13,000 fatal crashes each year. The most common forms of reckless driving in Illinois include driver distraction and speeding.

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) 425-0401.

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