An I-94 accident near Wadsworth occurred Thursday (July 30, 2020) afternoon. This I-94 accident near Wadsworth involved a semi truck that rolled over. The truck driver was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated.
This incident is discussed in the July 31, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Truck driver rescued from semi-truck after it rolls over on I-94 near Wadsworth.” An excerpt:
Illinois State Police Trooper Omoayena Williams said that the driver of a semi-truck was attempting to exit at Route 41.
The driver veered from the left lane to the right lanes to continue traveling eastbound on Interstate 94, Williams said.
The man lost control of the semi-truck and it overturned onto its side, trapping him in the cab.
The truck driver had to be extricated from the truck’s cab. He was then taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries. His injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-94 accident near Wadsworth can be seen in the article mentioned above.
Lake County truck accidents that have been summarized on this site are seen on posts found under the “Truck Accidents” category. As seen in those posts, truck accidents can occur for various reasons. Due to the weight of the trucks, as well as various other factors, accidents involving trucks often lead to serious accident injuries. Some of these crashes have led to fatalities.
As seen on the “Truck Accidents” page, truck drivers’ actions often are the cause of crashes involving trucks. Some of the most notable fatal accidents involving trucks have involved truck drivers who have been driving while drowsy, or the truck driver fell asleep while driving.
As well, a common reason for truck accidents is when trucks are unable to stop in time to avoid an accident. Due to the weight of a semi truck and other factors, trucks often require a longer time to come to a stop or significantly reduce speed.
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Joseph Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
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