Investigations are ongoing. However authorities currently believe that a vehicle was traveling westbound on Golf Road in the center lane. For reasons yet unknown, the vehicle crossed the double yellow line and entered the eastbound traffic lanes. The errant car eventually smashed head-on into another vehicle.
Both cars suffered extensive damage in the crash, with one man requiring nearly 20 minutes to be extricated from the wreckage. That man was rushed to a local hospital, but he did not survive the accident.
Unfortunately accidents of this type occur with startling frequency on our roadways. It is for that reason that the law allows for wrongful death lawsuits. These are legal actions brought by the surviving family members of the victim. They seek to provide redress for their suffering and hold the negligent driver accountable for their conduct.
Our Chicago injury attorneys at Levin & Perconti are committed to helping victims of negligent driving and their families recover for their losses. For nearly two decades the firm has provided legal advice to fellow community members who have suffered at the hands of the carelessness of others. The inappropriate behavior occurs in a variety on contexts-at hospitals, nursing homes, and on our roadways. In all cases, however, we seek to ensure that victims and their families are respected, recourse is addressed, and abusers are held responsible.
Please contact our Illinois wrongful death lawyers if you know a family who has suffered a loss in an accident caused by another’s poor driving.
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