Alton, IL (November 3, 2020) – A fatal collision was reported in the Alton area on Tuesday morning, November 3.
The information currently available on the deadly crash is limited at this time. Local sources revealed that the site of the crash was located near the intersection of Fosterburg Road and Culp Lane. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the site of the crash at around 6:30 a.m. that morning.
The area was closed while investigators and paramedics were present. One person was confirmed to have been killed in the crash. No further updates on the collision have been provided.
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
Driving can be incredibly dangerous, and in Illinois, car crashes are the leading cause of death and serious injury. Each year, hundreds are killed in deadly collisions across the state. In 2011, there were 835 deadly collisions reported in Illinois, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation. That year, a total of 918 people lost their lives in crashes across the state, with an average of two deaths taking place each day.
A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death suit in Illinois, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Illinois state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death in order to recover from damages resulting from the loss of a loved one.
If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected through every step of the legal process, and our years of experience means we can help you construct a strong case. Contact personal injury attorney Kent M. Lucaccioni today at 877-930-2551 if you’ve lost a loved one in a deadly Illinois car accident.
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