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Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Motor vehicle accidents: Illinois man accused of homicide

Every single person who has driven Illinois road has likely been tempted to exceed the speed limit. While people may let the needle on their speedometer creep over posted limits, doing so, especially when it involves driving excessively fast, can result in motor vehicle accidents that have serious consequences. For example, a woman was recently killed in a crash in which speed is suspected to have played a major role.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Motorcyclist seriously injured

Any driver who has encountered a motorcycle on an Illinois roadway likely knows that such vehicles can be more difficult to spot. As a result, there could be serious motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles. However, visibility does not appear to have played a role in a recent crash in Illinois.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Tractor-trailer driver cited

There are many actions that defensive drivers can take to protect their safety. However, some motor vehicle accidents occur because of actions of others that cannot be avoided or anticipated. For example, police in Illinois believe that a recent car crash was caused by a driver who attempted an illegal U-turn.

Motor vehicle accidents: Illinois man killed in moped crash

People in Illinois often turn to alternative modes of transportation, including mopeds, for a variety of reasons. For example, these options are often cheaper and better for the environment. Unfortunately, people using such methods may be at risk for serious harm if involved in motor vehicle accidents due to their smaller size and relative lack of protections in comparison to more traditional vehicles. For example, a man was recently killed while riding a moped.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Crash kills 2

Because many people in Illinois and across the country spend a significant amount of time behind the wheel, driving can often become routine, resulting in complacent drivers. However, due to the size of vehicles and the speed at which they travel, drivers must be conscious of the potential for motor vehicle accidents and the harm they can cause at all times. Unfortunately, a man and woman recently lost their lives in an accident.

Motor vehicle accidents: Illinois crash involved train

Because a collision with a train can have devastating, often fatal, consequences, there are many safety measures in place in Illinois to protect motorists at railroad crossings. Despite these efforts, however, motor vehicle accidents involving trains can still occur. Unfortunately, multiple people were recently sent to the hospital in such a crash.

Motor vehicle accidents: 1 killed, 3 injured in Illinois crash

Cellphones have greatly impacted the day-to-day lives of the people who own them. With them, people are nearly always able to stay in constant contact with family members, among other benefits. With this, however, comes many negative side effects. For example, some drivers in Illinois become distracted by their electronic devices, ultimately causing serious motor vehicle accidents.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Man killed in crash with semi

There are hazards that can appear unexpectedly while driving on Illinois roadways. Many of these hazards occur when other drivers fail to respond to a change in road conditions or areas of construction, for examples, potentially causing fatal motor vehicle accidents. State police claim that a man recently died in such a crash.

Motor vehicle accidents: Pregnant mom, 2 kids killed in Illinois

Parents often have many fears regarding the safety of their children. Many in Illinois, for example, may worry that family members will be victims of motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, one man is now coping with the news that his three children and pregnant wife were recently killed in a crash that could have likely been prevented.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Arrest made after hit-and-run

In society, members are expected to treat another in a certain way. While some of these expectations are general social constraints, others are legal requirements. For example, those who are involved in motor vehicle accidents are legally required to render aid if another person is injured. Failure to do so could result in criminal charges. Unfortunately, police have accused an Illinois man of failing to do so after a recent crash involving a pedestrian.

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