Even though we are all getting tired of winter, the fact remains that it is imperative in snowy conditions to slow down. Additionally, if there is an accident, it is safest to remain inside of the vehicle until help arrives in order to avoid becoming the victim of a pedestrian accident. Continue reading “Illinois State Trooper lifts car off of pedestrian crash victim”
Firefighters report that they had been to the Illinois steel plant that had an explosion last week on previous occasions due to workplace accidents, but this was the worst they had responded to. The Occupational and Safety Health Administration is investigating the industrial accident that injured at least nine employees, but preliminary reports indicate it may have been an explosion of natural gas.
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, February 28, 2013.of
If you are driving through Champaign and notice a driver in front of you drifting into another lane, ignoring traffic signals or seeming unable to appropriately adjust to slowing or speeding traffic, that driver is likely distracted and it is likely with a cellphone. Continue reading “Drivers risk innocent lives to text behind the wheel in Illinois”
In an unusual Illinois construction accident that occurred earlier this week in Naperville, a construction worker was working on the exterior of a hospital when his worksite became his recovery site. The man needed to be brought to the emergency services department of Edward Hospital when construction material fell onto him and he was subsequently injured.
Pedestrians almost always have the right of way in Illinois. This means that if there is an accident involving a pedestrian, the passenger vehicle driver is likely the at-fault party. This can make it easier for the pedestrian to recover financially Continue reading “New model cars could see increased pedestrian safety features”
In Illinois if the driver of a small passenger vehicle escapes a collision with a tractor trailer without injury, that is considered lucky. The sheer volume of a tractor trailer means that any accidents that they are involved in Illinois or elsewhere almost guarantee serious damage and injury. Continue reading “Pedestrian sues after truck driver hits and injures them”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, February 1, 2013.of
There is a vast spectrum of motor vehicle accident outcomes that can result in Illinois. Often, when we think of a car accident, our imagination takes us to the catastrophic accident where the victim is paralyzed because of another driver’s negligence. Continue reading “Not all accidents are catastrophic, but all can be damaging”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, December 6, 2012.of
Last night, a shocking scene played out on Interstate 57 in Champaign, Illinois, shortly before 10 p.m. When emergency responders entered the scene there was two impacted vehicles, one vehicle sustained heavy damage and the other was on flames. Continue reading “Fiery accident in Champaign results in 5 injury victims”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, November 15, 2012.of
Last week, an accident in Danville, Illinois, occurred when a 26-year-old male driver, hit a 45-year-old female driver. According to a local report, the man failed to signal in the prescribed manner, thereby causing the collision. Continue reading “Uninsured Illinois man causes car accident in Danville”