Barlett, IL (September 2, 2020) – On Friday, August 28, a multi-vehicle collision in Bartlett left two people injured. According to local sources, the collision occurred near the intersection of IL-59 and Bartlett Road at around 1:30 p.m.
Initial reports revealed that four vehicles were involved in the crash, including one pulling a trailer transporting seven horses. Authorities reported that a 2017 Ford F-450 pulling the trailer was traveling south on the highway when it collided with a 2019 Isuzu NPR-HD that failed to yield while making a left turn onto Bartlett Road.
The collision caused the Ford to leave the roadway and strike a traffic light near the intersection. The Isuzu proceeded to collide with a 2004 Hyundai Sonata which then hit a 2018 Toyota Camry. Both the Hyundai and Toyota stopped at the intersection.
The driver and passenger of the Hyundai were transported by ambulance to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois for treatment. The driver of the Isuzu was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Crashes in Illinois
Intersections are incredibly dangerous, and many catastrophic accidents occur at intersections each year. Nearly half of injury crashes and 20% of deadly accidents take place at intersections. An overwhelming majority of these crashes involve drivers who fail to yield the right of way, and reports have found that nearly 61% of intersection collisions involve drivers who make left-hand turns. There are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported each year, accounting for nearly 40% of collisions nationwide.
Dealing with the aftermath of a serious crash is a long and frustrating process, and many crash victims are unprepared to protect their rights. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives and leave Illinois car accident victims in a difficult financial and emotional situation. Unfortunately, when victims depend solely on insurance companies to recover lost compensation, they often feel even more alone and confused, making the situation even worse.
That is why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights after being injured in an Illinois car accident. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients, and we have a proven track record helping the people of Illinois recover after a serious car accident. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois auto accident, give one of our qualified personal injury attorneys a call today at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do for you.
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