O’Fallon, IL (November 30, 2020) – An officer suffered injuries after being involved in a collision in O’Fallon on Monday morning, November 30.
The cause of the crash has not been reported at this time. According to local sources, the crash occurred on West Highway 50 near Interstate 65. Local authorities reported that the collision occurred at around 7:30 a.m. that morning.
The cause of the crash has not been reported. When emergency responders arrived, they found a squad car and a black pickup truck with significant front-end damage. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries has not been reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes take place daily across Illinois and are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for state residents. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 287,788 car accidents reported across the state in 2011, an average of 772 car accidents happening per day. There were 84,172 people injured in Illinois car crashes that year. That means there were nearly nine people injured in car crashes each hour.
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 car accident.
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