Peoria, IL (October 14, 2020) – Two people suffered injuries after being involved in a car accident in the Peoria area on Monday morning, October 12.
The accident reportedly took place near the intersection of McClure Avenue and Sheridan Road. According to reports from responding officials, a mid-size sedan struck a building before hitting a light pole. The sustained significant damage in the accident.
The passenger of the vehicle was ejected in the accident. The driver was extricated by responding firefighters at the scene. The driver was rendered medical aid by paramedics. Both occupants were taken to a nearby medical facility for the treatment of serious injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Serious car crashes happen daily across Illinois, leaving the state’s residents injured or killed. A total of 281,788 car accidents occurred across the state in 2011 according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation. That year, 84,172 people across the state suffered injuries in Illinois vehicle collisions, an average of nine people being injured per hour.
If you have been injured in an Illinois car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Illinois. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. The personal injury claim is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. / can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Illinois. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in an Illinois car accident, call us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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