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Motor vehicle accidents: 2 airlifted to hospital after crash

A moment of inattention or a brief bout with fatigue are just two examples of scenarios that could leave a driver more susceptible to losing control and veering off course. Motor vehicle accidents involving a vehicle that has drifted off the road or into another lane of traffic run the unfortunate risk of placing the safety of those involved at risk. Two individuals were airlifted to a medical facility with severe injuries following a recent collision in Illinois.

Authorities say they responded to reports of the crash on a recent Friday night. Initial investigations suggest the incident occurred after the driver of a car lost control and veered slightly off the road. Police say the driver proceeded to over-correct and drift into oncoming lanes of traffic before colliding head-on with a pickup truck.

Law enforcement agents say that both drivers were subsequently airlifted to local hospitals for medical care. Although the incident is currently under investigation, no further information was provided as to what might have caused the driver of the car to lose control and veer off course. When oncoming drivers encounter a similar scenario, they could be left with little time to respond and steer out of harm's way, and the results of a subsequent collision can be devastating.

Head-on motor vehicle accidents run a greater chance of leaving those involved with severe or even permanent injuries. Those who suffer serious harm due to the actions of another driver, and wish to seek insight into the next steps to take to seek restitution, could benefit from speaking with an attorney for advice on their available legal avenues. An attorney can evaluate the incident and assist a client in Illinois in pursuing the compensation entitled through a personal injury claim.

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