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Bolingbrook Crash Tragically Kills Florida Teen


December 02, 2019

BOLINGBROOK, FL- Theherald-news.com writes that a single-vehicle crash resulted in the death of a teen in Bolingbrook late last week. The authorities identified the victim as an 18-year-old boy from Orlando, Florida. The crash occurred near Remington Boulevard’s intersection with Quadrangle Drive. The teen was operating a vehicle that hit a tree along the side of the roadway.*

Responders transferred the victim to the AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, where medical providers declared the teen dead. 

Single-vehicle crashes are some of the most dangerous accidents on the road. These crashes often involve vehicles veering off the roadway and hitting an object, most commonly trees and utility poles. 

There are numerous reasons for these accidents, which include drunk or sleepy drivers, but also just a momentary loss of attention on the road. In many cases, a driver will get distracted for a few seconds by a phone or even because he or she is changing the radio station. The car may start to veer out of its lane, at which point the driver panics and tries to correct. The driver may overcorrect and then lose complete control of the vehicle. 

While the weather might contribute to some of these accidents, most single-vehicle crashes can be prevented by drivers staying alert, focused, and sober. However, most drivers can remember a time when they got distracted by something while operating their vehicles. Some safety advocates say that many of these crashes could be made less deadly if objects were not placed so close to the road. Some recommend keeping utility poles, signs, and other objects far enough from traffic lanes that drivers will have time to slow and avoid a collision, or at least hit at slower speeds.

Accident News is a safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help people better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes.  To learn more about our injury prevention programs, including iridesafe.com - click here. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.

Source:https://www.theherald-news.com/2019/11/22/florida-teen-killed-in-bolingbrook-car-accident/abi4plo/

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