Effingham, IL (July 2, 2020) – A crash with injuries was reported on Sunday, June 28, in Effingham. At around 9:08 a.m, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Fayette Avenue and Willow Street. Frank C. Stupec, 64, Effingham was driving when he collided with another vehicle driven by Barbara A. Runde, 69, Teutopolis, Illinois.
Runde suffered injuries in the crash. She was later transported to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. Stupec was ticketed for failure to obey a traffic control device.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with Barbara Runde and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Intersection Crashes in Illinois
Busy intersections throughout Illinois are a magnet for serious car accidents. Nationwide, nearly 50% of injury crashes take place at intersections each year. These accidents contribute to more than a quarter of fatal crashes.
What you do the moments after an Illinois auto accident is of critical importance. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious accident. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take.
When you or a loved one is injured, it’s extremely serious. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand this, and it forms our entire approach. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a car accident, contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401.
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