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Peoria, IL – One Killed in Two-Car Accident at Rochelle Ln & Reservoir Blvd

by | Nov 21, 2020 | Car Accidents, Injuries

Peoria, IL (November 21, 2020) – The victim of a two-vehicle collision in Peoria on Friday, November 20, has reportedly died. 

The accident occurred near the intersection of Rochelle Lane and Reservoir Boulevard. Local authorities were dispatched to the scene of a vehicle rollover at around 10:37 a.m. that morning. One occupant of the overturned vehicle was ejected in the crash. 

Three crash victims were hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries. One of the injured parties was later pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly collision is currently underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Deadly Rollover Crashes in Illinois

Peoria, IL - One Killed in Two-Car Accident at Rochelle Ln & Reservoir Blvd

Certain types of car accidents are more likely to result in life-threatening injuries. Rollovers were only involved in an estimated 2.1% of reported passenger vehicle accidents in 2010. However, that same year, rollovers were involved in nearly 35% of deadly passenger car crashes, contributing to over 7,600 deaths that year. Of those killed in rollover accidents in 2010, an estimated 69% were unrestrained at the time of the accident. 

The grief and devastation of losing a loved one due to another’s negligence are nearly unbearable. Surviving family members often take on damages resulting from the accident, and they may be able to recover lost compensation by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of an experienced Illinois personal injury attorney. In an Illinois wrongful death claim, a representative of the decedent’s estate — usually a close family member — seeks damages from those at fault for the person’s death to obtain compensation for damages. 

At /, we understand the grief and pain that families experience when a family member is killed. While no amount of money can bring back a lost family member, an Illinois wrongful death lawsuit can help families address the financial difficulties associated with the accident. Our legal team is dedicated to making sure that each of our clients recovers the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to see what our Illinois wrongful death lawyers can do for you. 

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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