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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.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Teens help toddler crash victim

Most people in Illinois likely have no idea how they would react should they come upon a crash scene. For many, the scene of motor vehicle accidents can be overwhelming; however, officials say that two teenagers sprung into action to help a toddler whose mother was fatally injured in an accident. The driver believed to have caused the accident now faces criminal charges.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: 3 killed in interstate accident

There are many hazards on the roadway. Even when weather conditions are favorable and there is relatively little traffic, drivers who take their attention from the road for even a split second can easily cause motor vehicle accidents with devastating consequences. Unfortunately, Illinois State Police are currently investigating a recent collision that resulted in the death of three people, including an infant.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Fatality during slowed traffic

While most drivers in Illinois are aware of the importance of constant vigilance, it may be easy to become complacent. Favorable weather conditions and a smooth flow of traffic can lead a driver into a false sense of security. Unfortunately, the situation can change in an instant, requiring a split-second reaction. If drivers are not prepared for these changes, serious motor vehicle accidents can occur.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Pedestrian killed in collision

All drivers have moments in which they are lulled into a sense of complacency. Perhaps an Illinois driver who has driven the same route repeatedly may go into a sort of autopilot mode, making the driver slow to respond to changes in conditions, such as drivers who slow to make a turn. Unfortunately, such complacency is often the cause of motor vehicle accidents.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Charges filed in fatal crash

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.

Illinois motor vehicle accidents: Alcohol suspected in crash

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.

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