Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous because other drivers may not be used to looking out for motorcycles on the road. Many times, drivers will not see a motorcyclist on the road, which could cause a vehicle collision. This may have been what happened when one potentially negligent driver caused a motorcycle collision in Illinois recently.
An individual involved in a serious car accident potentially faces a lifetime of recovering from the injuries suffered. These accidents are often the result of a negligent driver. A recent Illinois accident led to the death of five individuals.
When a big rig is involved in a car accident, the vehicle has the potential to incur a lot of damage due to its weight and size. A semi-truck was recently involved in a four-vehicle chain reaction crash in Illinois in which four people lost their lives. The driver was accused of being a negligent driver, and he now faces various criminal charges.
The memorial service for the victim of an alleged drunk driving accident was recently held in Pontiac, Illinois. However, this was no ordinary service. The victim, a 29-year-old police officer, was honored alongside his canine partner, was part of the local K-9 police unit.
In the context of sports injuries -- particularly football -- experts recently revised their response and treatment protocols for suspected head trauma or traumatic brain injury victims. The most notable revision recommends a doctor’s examination and clearance of athletes who sustained a blow to the head, even if the athlete appears unharmed.