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Fatal Illinois Accident Causes Road Closure

On Jan. 20, a fatal accident caused the closure of Illinois 3 for several hours.

The accident was a head-on collision between a semi truck and an American Red Cross truck. One of the people in the Red Cross vehicles was killed and two others were injured. There was a third vehicle in the accident, but there were no injuries in this vehicle. It took emergency crews several hours to clear the road after the tragic accident.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident, contact the Danville car accident lawyers of Spiros Law P.C. by calling 217-443-4343 today.


Illegal to Text and Drive in Illinois

There has been an amendment to the Illinois Vehicle Code. The new law makes it illegal to text while driving.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute did a national study on cell phone use while driving. They found that accident risk was increased by 23 percent if text messaging while driving. In Illinois, if you are pulled over for text messaging and driving and can be a $75 ticket. If you are text messaging and driving and involved in an accident, there may be an additional $200 fine.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another person, contact the Danville car accident lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. at (217) 443-4343 today.


Car Crashes Into Home, Injures Illinois Man

A 23 year old Fosterburg man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a car crashed through his home and landed on him while he was sitting on his couch. Authorities say the incident occurred when a 52 year old man lost control of his vehicle and struck several items on the side of the road before striking an embankment which sent his car flying into the home.

The Alton Telegraph has reported that ice may have played a factor in the crash and that the driver of the vehicle may suffer from epilepsy.

If you have been injured due to the negligent actions of another individual, contact the Danville personal injury attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C. at (217) 443-4343 today.