A Interstate 80 car crash occurred Saturday (August 10, 2019) in Minooka. This Interstate 80 car crash resulted in the death of the driver of a car.
The accident happened in the westbound lanes, at the exit to a rest area. This I-80 car crash happened at approximately 10:30 a.m.
An excerpt regarding this Interstate 80 car crash, from the August 11, 2019 Kane County Chronicle article titled “St. Charles man dies in accident on I-80 in Minooka.” An excerpt:
Grundy County Coroner John Callahan reported Saturday afternoon that the preliminary investigation indicates a sedan, driven by Steven Raymond Shambora, 48, of St. Charles was heading west on I-80 when Shambora drove into the back of a semitractor-trailer which was parked on the shoulder of the roadway. The impact put the car under the trailer to the rear axle. Extrication was done by Minooka Fire.
Shambora was declared deceased at the accident scene. No other occupants were in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
The driver of the semi truck was not injured during the collision.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Coroner’s Office and the Illinois State Police.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Interstate 80 car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the August 10 The Herald-News article titled “One person killed in car-truck accident along I-80 in Minooka.”
Additional discussion regarding I-80 accidents can be seen on the “I-80 Traffic Accidents In Will County.” Various accident statistics are seen on that page. As well, individual Will County Interstate 80 crashes are highlighted.
Steps to take after an accident are also discussed, including legal considerations such as medical considerations and the possible filing of a personal injury lawsuit.
As stated on the page, I-80 has a lot of truck traffic, and as such accidents involving semis and other trucks tend to frequently occur.