Charleston, IL (June 11, 2024) – The major vehicle accident that closed Route 130 in Coles County on Sunday resulted in three deaths, the Illinois State Police confirmed on Tuesday.

Officials said three vehicles were involved in the crash: a Dodge Charger, a Ford F-150, and a GMC Envoy. Three people inside the Charger, including the driver and two passengers, were killed in the crash, State Police said. The driver of the Envoy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a regional hospital, though the driver of the F-150 was not hurt. Route 130 was shut down for almost seven hours as emergency personnel responded and as the State Police investigated.

Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased victims’ families. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Vehicle Crashes in Illinois

While you can do nothing to stop others from driving negligently, you can seek compensation if you get injured. Major, multi-vehicle accidents causing serious injuries and even deadly crashes are all too common across Chicagoland, but your actions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident can significantly impact the outcome of your claim. In other words, it is best to seek legal representation as soon as possible. For instance, by preserving evidence and seeking medical attention promptly, you can show the necessary documentation to establish liability and the extent of your injuries.

Following a car accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with the negligent motorist or their insurance company. The good news is, you don’t have to. With the help of a Chicago injury attorney from Ankin Law, you can hold the negligent party liable for your losses while focusing on recovery. Our lawyers will take the burden off you by handling your claim from start to finish, ensuring you get the maximum compensation available.

At Ankin Law, our car accident attorneys are committed to providing compassionate and diligent legal service to personal injury victims and their families. We offer experienced legal representation to help you navigate the complex legal system following your accident.

We will build a solid case to get you the compensation you deserve so you can confidently move forward from this incident. Call our car accident lawyers in Charleston at 844-600-0000 to learn more about your options after a major vehicle crash. We offer free consultations, where you can tell us more about your case.

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