Calumet City, IL (September 30, 2020) – One man was killed and another injured following a two-vehicle collision in Calumet City on Tuesday, September 29.
Officers from the Calumet City Police Department were called to the scene of the crash at around 1:40 a.m. that morning. The two vehicles collided at the 2000 block of Sibley Boulevard. One of the vehicles caught fire due to the crash.
A 27-year-old man from Dolton, Illinois was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was transported to a medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. The other driver was taken into custody after receiving treatment.
No further information on the crash has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
People are killed and seriously injured daily in collisions across Illinois. Each year, car accidents are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for the state’s residents. There are hundreds of thousands of car accidents reported annually in Illinois. In 2011, there were 835 fatal collisions in the state, resulting in a total of 918 fatalities. That year, an average of two people were killed daily in Illinois vehicle collisions.
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 877-930-2551 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Illinois car accident.
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