Boone County, IL (November 8, 2019) – A serious accident in Boone County took place during the afternoon on Friday. At approximately 1:20 p.m. a truck and a semi-trailer collided. Injuries were reported and at least one party was trapped in their vehicle.
The accident took place in the area of US 20 and Pearl Street. The severity of the injuries has not been confirmed. There were significant delays in traffic after the accident.
Multiple first responders came to the scene including the police, at least one ambulance, and the fire department.
The investigation into the cause of the crash remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents In Boone County
In 2016 95% of all vehicles that were a part of fatal accidents were passenger cars or light trucks. Large trucks were responsible for 8% of fatal crashes that year. 71% of the large trucks involved in the fatal crashes were semi-trucks. The highest rollover rate in 2016 was from light trucks and rollovers accounted for almost 18% of all fatal car accidents.
Truck crashes often result in catastrophic injuries if not death. The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices know that victims of these serious accidents need to see the highest amount of compensation possible to help them recover from their injuries and move on from the accident. After you sustained serious injuries in an accident that was not your fault, our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will fight aggressively on your behalf to ensure you see your best outcome.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will answer all of your questions throughout the entire personal injury claim process. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.