Roodhouse woman injured in crash near Chatham exit

A 78-year-old Roodhouse woman was taken to Memorial Medical Center on Sunday to be treated for life-threatening injuries following a crash on Interstate 55 near the Chatham exit, Illinois State Police said.Evalyn L. Mathews was southbound on Interstate 55 around 2:35 p.m. when she turned into the path of another vehicle, state police said.The other vehicle, driven by Bonnie Sue Johnson, 54 of O’Fallon, Missouri, struck the driver’s side of Matthews’ car, causing it to veer

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Many collisions caused when a vehicle changes lanes. Blindspot results in accident.

Day after hit-and-run crash in Defiance costs motorcyclist his leg, son leads police to suspect | Law and order | stltoday.com

Owning his own auto repair shop helped D.J. Helfert spot suspicious details about the car he found three miles down the road from the crash site, he says.

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If you are a victim of a hit-and-run crash, you may collect against the other driver’s insurance. Of course, you must find the driver and then proceed against his insurance. You may also seek punitive damages for leaving the scene. If you are unable to locate the hit-and-run driver, then you will have to seek reimbursement from your own underinsured or uninsured policy provisions.

Lawsuit filed against Uber in fatal Springfield motorcycle crash – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

The mother of a teenager killed in a motorcycle crash in Springfield in September is suing the ride-sharing company Uber and the driver whose vehicle hit

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Shows that lawsuits may be filed against multiple parties. In this case, against the driver and the driver’s employer.

Bicyclist in serious condition after collision in Newport Beach – Daily Pilot

A bicyclist was seriously injured in a collision with an SUV in Newport Beach on Monday night, police said.

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Bicyclists have rights to the road also. A bicycle rider may file a claim for damages against a negligent driver. Defenses against the bicyclist may include not following the rules of the road and contributing to the injuries.