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Car accidents involving single vehicles may have fatal results

Two individuals have sadly lost their lives in a motor vehicle collision in Illinois. The car crash took place early in the morning and involved a single motor vehicle. Sometimes, these types of car accidents take place as a result of driver negligence, in which case the driver may be held liable for any injuries or deaths resulting from the crash.

Car accidents are a leading cause of death and injury

Motorists are always at risk when traveling on crowded roadways across the state of Illinois. To prevent car accidents, drivers should always stay focused, pay attention to surroundings at all times and practice defensive driving habits. Regardless, nearly all drivers will be involved in a traffic accident at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, it seems an increasing percentage of these accidents are serious or even fatal.

Car accidents are inevitable these days

Roadways across the state of Illinois are becoming more and more dangerous every day. These days, just getting from point A to point B can be a very risky endeavour. Now more than ever, drivers should always pay attention and remain focused at all times behind the wheel. Car accidents can happen without warning in the blink of an eye.

Hit and run crashes a significant danger to pedestrians

In Chicago and across Illinois, it is an unfortunate reality that car accidents can happen at any time. Often, these accidents involve pedestrians. Because they are so vulnerable and drivers are increasingly indulging in risky behaviors, pedestrians are in near-constant danger. When there is a crash, a pedestrian can suffer severe injuries and even lose their lives. These accidents are compounded when the driver of the vehicle decides to flee the scene rather than check on the victim and call for help, if it is needed. For people who have been injured or lost a loved one in a hit and run pedestrian crash, it might be useful to have legal help to pursue compensation.

What types of damages are available after a car accident?

Damages available following a car accident are intended to help injured victims with the harm they have suffered in a car accident. As a result, it is important for injured victims to know what those damages include and how they may help them with the injuries and harm they have suffered.

What are the 100 deadliest days of summer?

Since summers are most commonly associated with barbeques and white pants, Chicago residents may be surprised to hear that the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is commonly referred to as the 100 deadliest days because of the number of car accidents that take place in them. These months are dangerous for all drivers, but more so for teens.

Tragedy strikes in recent collision, leaving one person dead

Hit-and-run collisions can be some of the worst circumstances in which to lose a loved one. Not only does the unexpected event end in a tragic death, but the person responsible for the death flees the scene, making those involved wonder if the culprit will ever be located and held responsible for such reckless behavior. In a recent tragic and deadly collision in Chicago, the hit-and-run driver was located.

Working within the step-by-step process of a personal injury case

Although there are many people in the Chicago area who have probably been in a car accident before, a serious car accident involving injuries and property damage can be a much more jarring experience than the run-of-the-mill fender-bender. As sad as it is to say, there are hundreds of people on the roads each day who are distracted, uninsured and even perhaps under the influence of alcohol or drugs. These are situations that are ripe for a dangerous car accident to occur.

The dilemma caused by hit-and-run collisions

Many people in the Chicago area have been in car accidents before. For most, these were so-called "fender benders." For others, however, the incidents were much more serious. In the worst-case scenarios, a person may suffer a serious injury and the issue is compounded by the fact that the other driver fled the scene of the accident.

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