An I-294 accident in Hinsdale on Thursday (April 11, 2019) resulted in fatal accident injuries to a driver.
According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) this I-294 accident near Hinsdale occurred at 11:18 p.m. The crash involved a collision involving a Hyundai Sante Fe and a Volvo semi truck. The accident allegedly involved driving at a high speed.
An excerpt concerning this I-294 accident in Hinsdale and its causes, from the April 12, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man dead after crash on I-294 in Hinsdale“:
At 11:18 p.m., Matthew King was northbound at a high rate of speed on I-294 in a white Hyundai Sante Fe when he struck a Volvo semitrailer, Illinois State Police said.
King, 43, of Indian Head Park, was taken by the Hinsdale Fire Department to a local hospital for treatment of his accident injuries. He was later pronounced dead.
The driver of the semi truck, identified as a 34-year-old man, was not hurt during the collision.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-294 accident in Hinsdale can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the April 12 Daily Herald article titled “Man killed in crash after driving car into truck on I-294.”
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The page also discusses what to do if you are injured in an accident. Many people who are injured in an accident that is not their fault opt to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to get compensation for their accident injuries. This injury compensation issue is particularly important if medical costs stemming from the accident are high and/or there are ongoing effects and/or disabilities resulting from the accident injuries.