Many Illinois community members are mourning the death of a young girl following a tragic car accident that took her life in Arizona this weekend. WHBF News reported on the details of this tragic story.
The 11-year old child was traveling in her family’s Honda near a local mall when the accident occurred. Reports indicate that the car crash was caused by a negligent driver. The family’s vehicle was rear-ended by a car that had just run a red light at high speed.
The impact caused severe damage to the vehicle and shocking injury to all inside. The young girl’s 15 year old brother remains in a coma and the family’ mother is in a critical condition at a local hospital. Obviously this car accident has wrecked unbelievable devastation on this family and their loved ones.
When a child dies in these accidents, the effects are felt throughout an entire community. For many friends of the young girl, this may represent the first time that they have had to come to grips with the loss of someone close to them. It is a traumatic experience for so many, and a reminder of the continued need to take all steps possible to avoid future catastrophes.
Our Chicago car accident attorneys at Levin & Perconti understand the destruction wrought by so many car accidents—especially those that take the precious lives of young children. The tragedy is even more apparent when the accident is caused by negligent or careless behavior that should have been avoided. If you or someone you know may have suffered from a similar accident on the road, please contact a Illinois car accident lawyer today.
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