Yorkville, IL (November 25, 2020) – Two people were injured following a two-vehicle collision in Yorkville on Saturday, November 21.
The accident reportedly occurred on US-34 at around 6:40 p.m. that evening. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to render aid to the crash victims. One of the drivers, 19-year-old Jose Campuzano, suffered injuries in the crash.
Both Campuzano and a passenger in his vehicle were transported to a nearby medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. The other driver, 48-year-old Mark A. Sepplefrick, was charged with multiple citations, including driving while intoxicated. No further information on the accident is currently available.
Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with Jose Campuzano, the other injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Accidents in Illinois
Drunk driving is a serious concern across the United States. On average, nearly 30 people are killed daily in drunk driving collisions nationwide, an average of one death every 50 minutes. More than 10,000 people are killed annually by drunk drivers across the country. In 2016, DUI accidents were involved in nearly 29% of reported roadway fatalities. There are millions of self-reported incidents of drunk driving among American adults each year.
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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