Rockford, IL (August 26, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision in Rockford Township resulted in a woman suffering fatal injuries on Wednesday, August 26. The crash occurred early that morning at around 3:24 a.m. near the intersection of River Boulevard and Central Avenue.
First responders and law enforcement officials were dispatched to the scene to respond to a serious crash with injuries. A woman, who was one of the drivers, was killed in the crash. The driver was transported to a nearby medical facility where she was later pronounced dead.
At this time, the cause of the accident is still unknown. No other injuries have been reported by local authorities. The identity of the deceased victim has not been disclosed.
No further updates on the crash are available at this time. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
There are more than 6.1 million car accidents reported each year across the country, and vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death and serious injury for Illinois residents. An average of 772 car accidents happened daily across Illinois in 2011, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. That year, there were 834 fatal crashes reported in the state, contributing to 918 fatalities. An average of two people were killed deadly in fatal Illinois car crashes in 2011. Thousands more suffered debilitating injuries that left them unable to walk or perform routine tasks.
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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Disclaimer: As members of the local Chicago and broader Illinois community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.