Accident that Killed Normal West Student still under Investigation

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/accident-that-killed-ncwhs-student-still-under-investigation/article_99b720ad-bf3a-58c8-a225-f2ed5b6ebdfc.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1

Of course, many people’s lives changed forever.

Accident investigations and reconstruction bring some measure of closure. They explain what happened and why.

Springfield Man Accused in fatal wreck found not guilty

http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180206/springfield-man-accused-in-fatal-wreck-found-not-guilty

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Even if person is found not guilty in criminal trial, a civil charge may result in damages for negligence. Money damages depend on whether the driver violated the rules of the road and the passenger suffered as a result.

 

Drunk Driver causes life threatening injuries

http://www.sj-r.com/news/20171206/springfield-woman-suffers-life-threatening-injury-after-illinois-4-crash

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Any injuries are tragic, however when the at fault driver has no license, no insurance and is drunk everything becomes much worse. Sometimes there may be a recovery from the at fault driver’s assets. It is usually a very difficult process.