How a teenager died may not be as valuable to Cook County criminal investigators as the victim's condition when she was struck by a vehicle. The 17-year-old was walking on a road in Olympia Fields when she was severely injured in a car crash. The girl died three days later.
An accident that occurred in May on U.S. 24 is back in the news. The car accident that occurred in Peoria, Illinois, left two people dead at the scene. Both individuals were passengers in a sport utility vehicle driven by a 29-year-old man from same city.
Two individuals who recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit are hoping to receive compensation for their medical bills and court costs. The plaintiffs have alleged that Kia Motors knowingly allowed a defective product to be put on the market. That allegedly defective product -- if this is true --contributed to the death of a female they both knew.
In Chicago, a woman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was involved in a crash. According to the authorities, the 25-year-old woman from Chicago got onto the Kennedy Expressway at Armitage heading inbound in the outbound lanes. As she headed the wrong direction, a car accident occurred.