Oswego, IL (November 17, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision in Oswego on Sunday, November 15, left one driver injured.
Local sources revealed that the crash occurred near the intersection of Douglass Road and Fernwood Road. Two vehicles reportedly collided at the intersection at around 5:51 a.m. that morning. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured parties.
A 55-year-old driver of one of the vehicles suffered injuries and was taken to a nearby medical facility. The other driver, 21-year-old Lizbeth Moreno of Aurora, Illinois, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision. No further information on the accident is currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in Illinois
Speeding can greatly increase your risk of suffering from serious injuries in the event of a crash. Thousands of people are killed annually by speeding drivers. In 2018, a total of 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions across the country, accounting for nearly 26% of reported traffic fatalities that year. Despite the known dangers of exceeding the speed limit, the majority of drivers claim that they are perfectly comfortable with speeding while on the road.
What you do the moments after an Illinois car accident is of critical importance, and injured victims have to make sure that they make the right decisions in order to recover the full value of their injury claim. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious car accident in Illinois, and this can leave them feeling alone and confused. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take to pursue a claim and recover deserved compensation.
When you or a loved one is injured, it is extremely serious, and action must be taken immediately. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand the claim process and how crucial it is for our clients, and it forms our entire approach. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you earn the compensation you deserve after being seriously injured in an Illinois car crash. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois car accident, contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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