Driving at excessive speed both increases the possibility of a crash as well as the likelihood that accident injuries will be serious in nature. Various aspects of driving at excessive speed is discussed on the “Speed As An Accident Cause And The Potential For Serious Injuries” page.
There was a January 7, 2019 Green Oaks car accident in which excessive speed has been cited. The crash also involved the driver allegedly driving while impaired by drugs.
The driver lost control of the car and crashed into a tree.
Several media sources discuss this accident involving driving at excessive speed.
Two excerpts regarding this crash, from the January 8, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “DUI suspect drove 50 mph over limit, crashed into tree in Green Oaks: police“:
A man is accused of driving more than double the speed limit while on drugs before crashing a vehicle into a tree when police tried to pull him over Monday night in north suburban Green Oaks.
also, regarding charges against the driver:
He was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, leaving the scene of an accident, speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. He is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 27.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this excessive speed crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 8 Grayslake Patch article titled “Men Flee Into Swamp After DUI Crash In Green Oaks: Police.”
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
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Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses. To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. There is no fee for this consultation.