Posted On: December 13, 2009 by Steven J. Malman

57-Year-Old Woman Sustains Serious Head Injuries During Lake County Semi-Truck Crash

Kathleen Moller, A 57-year-old Lake Bluff resident, sustained serious head injury in a Lake County semi-truck crash on December 2. The Illinois traffic crash occurred close to Vernon Hills at the Illinois Route 60 and St. Mary’s Road intersection.

According to initial reports, the woman was heading west on Route 60 when she tried to turn left onto St. Mary’s Road. The approaching truck, a 1994 Mack semi-tractor trailer carrying clay, struck her car before going off the road some 30 feet and hitting a traffic light pole. Lake Zurich trucker James Poteracki did not sustain injuries during the Illinois truck collision.

Illinois Truck Accidents
Our Lake County, Illinois truck accident lawyers know how frightening it can be to get seriously hurt in an Illinois traffic crash. If someone else was responsible for causing your motor vehicle crash, you may be able to obtain Illinois personal injury compensation.

While some truck collisions happen because another motorist was negligent, many of them occur because a trucker, a trucking company, a truck rental company, or another party was negligent. Determining negligence in a semi-truck case is not a task that you can do without the help of an experienced accident law firm.

Many trucking companies have teams in place to minimize liability in the event of a semi-truck accident, which is another reason why it is important that you retain your own legal team to assist you. Getting injured in an Illinois truck crash can be a life-altering experience. Obtaining personal injury recovery can provide you with the funds that you need to cover medical expenses, recovery costs, lost income, and other losses.

Car vs. dump truck accident sends Lake Bluff woman to hospital, PioneerLocal, December 4, 2009

1 hurt in crash with dump truck and car near Vernon Hills, Libertyville Review, December 3, 2009

Related Web Resources:
Head injury, Medline Plus

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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