Edgar Co, IL – Man Dies in Rte 1 Head-on Collision at 1375th St

Edgar County, IL (June 28, 2024) – One person is dead after a Thursday night crash in Edgar County.

Head on collision between two cars.

The Illinois State Police said it happened around 8:30 p.m. on Route 1 near 1375th Street. The fatal crash involved a pickup truck and an SUV. Police said the vehicle crossed the center line, crashing into the SUV’s driver’s side. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and EMTs assessed an unknown number of victims for injuries. ISP troopers are investigating the deadly crash in the meantime and have not released further details.

Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased man’s family members. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones in hopes of their full recovery.

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Fatal Vehicle Crashes in Chicago

Major, multi-vehicle accidents causing serious injuries, and even deadly crashes, are all too common across Chicagoland. While you can do nothing to stop others from driving negligently, you can seek compensation if you get injured. Your actions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident can significantly impact the outcome of your claim, so it is best to seek legal representation as soon as possible. For instance, by preserving evidence and seeking medical attention promptly, you can show the necessary documentation to establish liability and the extent of your injuries.

After a car accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with the negligent motorist or their insurance company. The good news is, you don’t have to. With the help of a Chicago injury attorney from Ankin Law, you can hold the negligent party liable for your losses while focusing on recovery. Our lawyers will take the burden off you by handling your claim from start to finish, ensuring you get the maximum compensation available.

At Ankin Law, our car accident attorneys are committed to providing compassionate and diligent legal service to personal injury victims and their families. We offer experienced legal representation to help you navigate the complex legal system following your accident.

We will build a solid case to get you the compensation you deserve so you can confidently move forward from this incident. Call our car accident lawyers in Edgar County at 844-600-0000 to learn more about your options after a major vehicle crash. We offer free consultations, where you can tell us more about your case.

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