Drivers in Illinois must be observant at all times as a moment's distraction may cause an accident. Too many collisions result from drivers disregarding traffic signs, often with devastating consequences. One such car accident was reported to have taken place in Carterville on a recent Monday.
Nothing is more devastating than losing a child in a fatal accident. These situations are even more tragic when the car accident could have been prevented. The members of an Illinois family are picking up the pieces after a tragic car accident that caused the death of an 18-month-old toddler in early December.
Winter in Illinois typically brings ice and snow on the roads. Many drivers recognize that a driver's seemingly insignificant error in such conditions could result in a devastating car accident. Most allow themselves more time to get to their destinations rather than having to rush there. Motorists typically increase the distance from other vehicles when traveling in adverse weather conditions.
Illinois residents may share the concern of many motorists about the numbers of injuries and fatalities that result from accidents that occur in areas where road construction is underway. A recent auto accident that happened in a construction zone took the lives of four people and injured four more. According to media reports, the accident was allegedly caused by a tractor-trailer driver who was possibly exhausted, as police believe that his log entries were falsified.
Investigating an accident where the drivers of all involved vehicles were killed will likely take a considerable amount of time. After a recent car accident in Williamson County, the Illinois State Police had the assistance of no less than seven teams from law enforcement departments within the surrounding area. The initial report only revealed that high speed was suspected to have caused the three-vehicle crash on a recent Monday night.