Riverdale, IL (November 29, 2020) – One person was killed and two others injured after a deadly car accident in the Riverdale area on Saturday, November 28.
The fatal collision reportedly occurred on Interstate 94 at around 1 a.m. that morning. Local reports revealed that a driver was traveling southbound on the roadway when their car rear-ended another vehicle near 130th Street. The crash caused the first car to leave the roadway and overturn.
The driver was ejected from the car and transported to a nearby medical facility along with two passengers in the vehicle. The driver was later pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
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 Car Accidents in Illinois
Serious car accidents occur daily across Illinois, leaving state residents suffering from serious and often fatal injuries. There were 281,788 car accidents reported across the state in 2011, according to statistics from the Illinois Department of Transportation. That means nearly 772 car crashes took place daily statewide that year. A total of 835 deadly Illinois car crashes contributed to the deaths of 918 people.
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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