Tragedy struck recently when four people lost their lives and two sustained serious injuries in a ghastly one-car accident that ended up splitting their car in half.
A lone-car crash claimed four lives, injured two recently in Illinois
According to reports, the unfortunate incident happened around 2:24 pm on Saturday in Hickory Hills, Illinois, United States. The local authorities revealed that six people were in the vehicle at the time when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree.
So far, they haven't revealed the identity of those involved in this crash, but the police stated that two people died right on the spot while the other two died at the hospital. The current state of the injured ones is also kept from the public. The police are also said to be looking into the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.
The authorities are currently investigating what led to the tragic incident in Hickory Hills
An eyewitness identified as Joanna Proszek revealed the shocking aftermath of the single-car accident that claimed four lives. The source said the incident felt like the car was flying because there is a hill around the area. According to her, the driver must have revved up the engine before striking the tree. The authorities also added that it is still unclear if the driver was speeding at the time of the accident but the investigation will reveal the truth in due time.
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4 people dead after terrible single vehicle accident splits car in half
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