Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn has recognized the victim of a two-vehicle accident
that took place Monday night after 10 pm on I-255 south of New Poag Road. The victim Max A. Davis, 24, of Carlyle IL, was driving in a Ford pickup in the northbound in the southbound paths of I-255 south of New Poag Road. His vehicle crashed with Cadillac STS. The operator of the Cadillac was taken to a St. Louis hospital. His condition is unidentified. The pick-up caught fire and burned in the accident.
Davis was dead at the scene. The coroner states that Davis died from an injury to the head, chest, and abdominal area. He positively recognized by dental records.
If you or a loved one were injured in a car crash, the skilled personal injury attorney Deborah Besserman would like to help you. Please contact me today for a free consultation.
The Illinois State Police are examining the accident.
Whenever a motorist gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, she or he is accepting duty for the safety of everybody else on the road. Mishaps can and do occur. According to the most recent data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, in 2012 there were 886 individuals killed in Illinois car accidents
, and over 60,000 people were hurt. When a driver's negligent habits or negligent actions lead to the significant injury or death of another person, the irresponsible driver should be held responsible.
I also represent people who are seriously injured in car accidents, collisions or crashes resulting from defective items or design in cars and trucks, such as defective safety belt, tires or gas tanks.
Injuries suffered as an outcome of these kinds of car accidents can be severe and life altering. You may have sustained head injuries, nerve damage or spinal cord paralysis, broken or dislocated a bone or limb, or perhaps lost using a limb. My firm understands that your going through such trauma and one of the most important is to get your medical invoices paid and covered, make sure you do not suffer financially by any lost earnings, and make certain your insurance coverage organization will pay for future treatment linking to your injury.