Belvidere, IL (November 10, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision resulted in injuries in Belvidere on Sunday afternoon, November 8.
The crash reportedly occurred near the intersection of E. State Street and Shaw Road. Four people involved in the collision suffered injuries in the accident. Two people at the scene were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, and two others refused treatment.
One driver had to be extricated from their vehicle by emergency responders. The cause of the crash has not been reported at this time. No further information on the accident has been released by local authorities.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Accidents in Illinois
Intersections are a hotspot for serious car accidents across Illinois. For most drivers, traveling through an intersection is just another part of their daily commute, but statistics show that you are more likely to be involved in a crash while at an intersection. There are more than 2.5 million intersection collisions reported annually across the country according to the Federal Highway Administration. Intersections are the site of nearly 40% of reported car accidents nationwide.
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