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As cars travel through Illinois, they may meet many obstacles. Congested roadways, construction delays and other dangers are constants in the state. However, no danger may be as serious as negligent drivers. Negligent drivers are people who fail to use the caution that is required to safely operate a motor vehicle. These drivers are reckless. They may ignore traffic laws, speed or weave through traffic. In some cases, these drivers get behind the wheel while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. These drivers place themselves and all others on the road in danger.

Negligent drivers are often the cause of serious car accidents. In these accidents, victims can suffer a series of emotional, physical and financial injuries.

Several people have suffered injuries in a recent Illinois accident. In this case, three people were sent to a local hospital following a multi-vehicle accident. According to reports, the accident involved four cars and occurred on Route 126 in Plainfield. At around 2:20 p.m., reports claim, one car left its lane and caused a chain reaction. Police say that three of the vehicles had been traveling eastbound at the time of the accident, while the other vehicle had been traveling westbound. The injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

While it may seem easy to determine who is responsible for a car accident, this is not often the case. Especially, in multi-vehicle accidents -- like this current case -- it can take law enforcement officials days, weeks or months to determine why an accident occurred. During this time, victims may be stuck not only with questions about why an accident occurred, but they may find that medical expenses and other costs start to add up.

A personal injury suit can help compensate victims in this situation. With the right help, car accident victims can receive compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and more from a negligent driver.

Source: Plainfield Patch, "4-Car Crash Sends 3 People to Hospital," Scott Viau, Oct. 8, 2015

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