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Riverside, IL – Three Injured in Crash at 1st Ave & Forest Ave

by | Aug 28, 2020 | Car Accidents, Injuries

Riverside, IL (August 28, 2020) – An 18-year-old woman was cited following a two-vehicle collision in the Riverside area that left three people injured on Wednesday, August 26. 

Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred near the intersection of S. 1st Avenue and Forest Avenue. Responding officials found two heavily damaged vehicles at the intersection. The resulting injuries were reportedly serious, and one victim was trapped inside a vehicle. 

An 18-year-old woman from Prospect Heights, Illinois was traveling south on First Avenue and turning onto Forest Avenue when she collided with another vehicle traveling north on First Avenue. The crash caused both vehicles to be pushed onto the sidewalk. Three pedestrians jumped out of the way to avoid being injured in the collision. 

The driver was cited for failure to yield at an intersection, failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and having no driver’s license. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

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

Intersection Accidents in Illinois 

Riverside, IL - Three Injured in Crash at 1st Ave & Forest Ave

Intersections are a magnet for serious car accidents across the country. Each year, there are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported in the United States, accounting for nearly 40% of reported collisions. Crashes that occur at intersections are more likely to result in injuries, accounting for nearly 50% of injury accidents each year. Drivers who make left turns are more likely to cause intersection collisions, and statistics show that nearly 61% of intersection accidents involve left-hand turns. 

What you do the moments after an Illinois car accident is of critical importance, and injured victims have to make sure that they make the right decisions in order to recover the full value of their injury claim. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious car accident in Illinois, and this can leave them feeling alone and confused. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take to pursue a claim and recover deserved compensation.

When you or a loved one is injured, it is extremely serious, and action must be taken immediately. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand the claim process and how crucial it is for our clients, and it forms our entire approach. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you earn the compensation you deserve after being seriously injured in an Illinois car crash. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois car accident, contact our offices today at 877-930-2551 to discuss your case today. 

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