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.
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.
If you were to believe the way they get depicted in movies, slip-and-fall accidents are nothing but a laugh. People in films and on television go flying into the air, only to get back up with nothing more than bruised pride. In the real world, slip-and-fall accidents can have a profound impact on someone's health. They are no laughing matter. In some cases, they can lead to permanent disability. People can even die from a slip-and-fall accident.
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.
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.