Machesney Park, IL (July 5, 2020) – A Winnebago County deputy vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle collision in Machesney Park on Friday, July 3. The accident occurred that afternoon at around 4:50 p.m. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of IL-251 and IL-173.
According to local sources, the deputy vehicle was traveling north on IL-251 with its emergency lights on at the time of the crash. The other vehicle was reportedly traveling westbound on IL-173. The woman driving the other car was hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
Hundreds of thousands of car crashes take place in Illinois each year. In 2012, around 22% of reported crashes resulted in injuries. That year, there were 956 roadway fatalities reported statewide.
What you do the moments after an accident is of critical importance. Many car crash victims in Illinois 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 an Illinois car accident, contact our offices today at 877-930-2551.
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