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Wilmington, IL – Two Dead, One Hospitalized After Vehicle Wreck on Rte 113 at Bauer Rd

Wilmington, IL - Two Dead, One Hospitalized After Vehicle Wreck on Rte 113 at Bauer Rd

Wilmington, IL (March 10, 2023) – On Tuesday, two persons were killed in a major head-on collision in Will County, according to the Illinois State Police.

The collision occurred just south of Wilmington on Route 113 at Bauer Road, per early reports provided by the police. Two automobiles, a pickup truck and a passenger vehicle, were completely engulfed in flames after the incident.

Both deceased victims were traveling in the pickup truck, authorities added. One other passenger was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Around 6:00 a.m., emergency teams were still on the site, and Route 113 between Irish Lane and Bauer Road was blocked as investigators investigated. Since then, all lanes have reopened.

Officials did not immediately release any other details on the accident but say an investigation remains ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of their complete recovery.

Deadly Vehicle Crashes in Illinois

In 2013, around 1,025 people perished in accidents in the state of Illinois. It has been shown that excessive speed, collisions with immovable objects, and driver distraction are the major causes of fatal automotive accidents in the state.

Each year, multiple serious crashes and fatalities occur on the four- and six-lane roadways in Cook County. In addition, at least a quarter of all accidents in Illinois occurs in the Chicago metropolitan region.

Accident victims are sometimes made to pay for the recklessness of other drivers. In addition, exposure to such circumstances may have detrimental impacts on one’s health, emotional condition, and money account. If you were injured in an accident in Chicago and believe it was someone else’s responsibility, you should contact an attorney immediately.

In Illinois, a person who sustains injuries as a consequence of a vehicle accident that was not their fault may file a claim for personal injury against the at-fault party. If you were involved in one lately in Illinois, you might choose to consult with a lawyer who specializes in vehicle accidents and personal injury lawsuits. Therefore, it may be difficult to negotiate with the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier on your own.

Since our attorneys are familiar with state and local laws, you can trust that the D&W Law Group will carefully and diligently investigate your accident claim. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in Chicago, Illinois, please call our law firm without delay. Arrange an appointment for a free first consultation for you and your loved ones by contacting a representative at 312-888-8888.

In the event of a car accident, the Chicago-area personal injury attorneys with our firm can advise you on the next actions to take and even help you collect evidence. After your auto accident, we will fiercely represent you in court if we feel that legal action is necessary to defend your rights and interests. Needless to say, you can be certain that we will spare no effort in pursuing compensation on your behalf and will stand by you at every stage of your claim or case.

Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources, including news reports, police accident reports, social media posts, and sometimes eyewitness accounts, to compose these posts. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts surrounding this particular accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is not correct, please let us know right away. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request. 

Disclaimer: This is not a solicitation for business.  The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, always seek medical assistance as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at the described accident scene.

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