CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (December 23, 2016) – One person was killed and one more was injured in an accident early Friday morning on I-94 in the Lake Forest area, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident occurred around 6:00 am on the eastbound side of Interstate 94 near Route 60. A semi-truck was heading for Chicago when he lost a wheel. The truck swerved into the median, then over the divider and into the path of two westbound vehicles.
The driver of the semi truck was pronounced dead at the scene. One of the drivers was hospitalized and one refused treatment on scene. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.