On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, April 5, 2013.of
An absolutely devastating pile-up took place this morning in a northern suburb of Chicago. Based on witness reports, it appears as though at the tail end of the morning commute, a school bus full of young children ran a red light, and then collided with two other passenger vehicles. Continue reading “Devastating Illinois school bus crash kills 1 other driver”
The most recent data the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has regarding fatal bicycle accidents in Champaign, Illinois, indicates that in 2011 there were two fatal victims of bicycle accidents. However, more victims were injured. Continue reading “Champaign looks to follow Urbana’s lead in being bicycle friendly”
Many residents of Champaign, Illinois, may have noticed a severe backup in traffic last night. Tragically, this back up resulted when the northbound lanes of Interstate 57 were closed for about three hours following a fatal pedestrian accident.
When a pedestrian is matched against a heavy mass of metal and glass on wheels traveling at 60 miles per hour, it is not difficult to imagine which party would come out on top in that scenario. Pedestrian accidents can be absolutely devastating at lower speeds, but at speeds used on highways, it is most often the case that a struck pedestrian is killed.