Spring Bay, IL (October 31, 2020) – One person was killed following a collision involving a semi-truck and a go-cart near Spring Bay Township on Friday, October 30.
The crash reportedly occurred on the northbound lanes of IL-26 near the intersection with Eichhorn Road. The cause of the deadly truck accident has not been reported at this time. Emergency responders and local law enforcement officials were called to the scene to render aid to the involved parties.
One person reportedly sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld at this time. No further information on the crash is currently available.
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 Semi-Truck Accidents in Illinois
Large commercial trucks are capable of inflicting life-changing injuries in the event of a crash. More than 5,000 passenger vehicle occupants are killed in collisions involving large trucks each year. As of August 3, 2020, there were already 56 fatal semi-truck crashes reported in Illinois. Semi-truck accidents only made up 3.8% of the state’s vehicle collisions in 2018. That year, there were 106 fatal semi-truck crashes reported in Illinois.
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 trucking accident.
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