Baronville, IL (August 4, 2020) – A woman was killed and two others injured after a collision in Baronville. The crash reportedly occurred on Monday afternoon, August 3. At this time, the identity of the deceased victim has not been released.
Local reports revealed that the site of the crash was located at the intersection of S. Dietrich Lane and S. Airport Road. The accident occurred at around 1:17 p.m. The woman was reportedly in her mid-40s, according to reports from the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to the site of a single-vehicle collision at the 5000 block of S. Airport Road where they located the vehicle off the roadway containing the three occupants.
The woman driving the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Peoria County coroner. Two other occupants of the vehicle were transported to St. Francis for the treatment of serious injuries. Sources reported that the vehicle was traveling southbound on S. Airport Road when it crossed the center line and left the roadway. The vehicle reportedly collided with multiple mailboxes and trees. Two ambulances arrived at the scene soon after the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway. No further updates have been provided at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in Peoria County
People are killed and injured in car crashes across Illinois every day. According to statistics from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,788 vehicle collisions reported across the state in 2011, an average of 772 crashes happening per day. There were 835 fatal collisions reported that year, resulting in the deaths of 918 people. That is an average of two people being killed daily in car accidents in Illinois. Car crashes are the leading causes of death for Illinois residents.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, an Illinois wrongful death 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 after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Illinois car accident.
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