The majority of drivers in Illinois take measures to prevent an accident. Unfortunately, they often become involved in motor vehicle accidents due to the actions of others with whom they may encounter. In fact, a young man in Illinois now faces criminal charges as a result of a fatal car crash that he allegedly caused.
While the dangers of drinking and driving are well-known, many people continue to make the risky decision to drive after consuming alcohol. Unfortunately, this decision can result in motor vehicle accidents that will impact those involved -- and, often, their families -- for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, one man in Illinois recently lost his life in an accident believed to have been caused by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol.
As the summer heats up and schools let out, roadways in and around Chicago fill up, leading to more car accidents. In many cases, car accidents leave victims with injuries they don't realize they have for days or even weeks.
Drinking and driving have left many families in Illinois and across the country feeling broken and incomplete. Unfortunately, police believe that alcohol was a factor in a recent crash that resulted in the loss of two lives, as is frequently the case regarding motor vehicle accidents. The alleged driver in the case now faces multiple charges as a result.
The majority of drivers on Illinois interstates are safe, striving to remain vigilant at all times. Unfortunately, drivers who take their attention from the road for even a brief moment can cause motor vehicle accidents with horrific consequences. For example, a recent crash resulted in the death of one person while two others suffered injuries.
Were you minding your own business and struck by another vehicle or involved in some other accident that was not your fault? Did you suffer serious injuries that required you to incur medical bills and take significant time off work? Then you may want to consider filing a personal injury claim in an Illinois civil court, seeking restitution for those and other losses.