A young mother with a promising future in nursing was killed in a recent accident on Interstate 55 in Lexington, Illinois. Now, her family must pick up the pieces and raise a 1-year-old girl who will never know her mother.
You don’t have to drive for very long before you see at least one other driver distracted by a phone. They might be driving slower than other cars, weaving out of their lane or rolling through a stop light or sign they didn’t see.
When you hear about testing on autonomous vehicles, you probably think of places where live, on-the-street experiments are underway. Illinois might not be on your radar, but it so happens that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is on the list of centers conducting field tests.
Car insurance is essential to cover expensive medical bills and car repair costs after a motor vehicle accident. While all Illinois drivers are required to hold car insurance, the reality is that not all do.
The wake of an accident can be a frightening and confusing time. Between phone calls and paperwork from insurance companies and your daily routine of work, pets, kids and everything in between, it can be an overwhelming experience.
With hints of spring on the way here in the Midwest, more and more people will start heading outside to take advantage of the longer daylight and warmer temperatures. However, with more people sharing the road – whether walking, jogging, biking or driving – more vigilance will be needed to prevent catastrophic accidents.
When a person experiences a blow to the head in a car accident, it is not always easy to diagnose just how serious the injury is, especially if the victim does not immediately recognize the injury even occurred. Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) include a wide range of injuries to the brain, and may express themselves through many different symptoms.