24/7 Free Virtual, Video and Phone Consults ~ SE HABLA ESPAÑOL 361-792-3811
1-888-97SHARK
When It Matters Most, Call Alex First.

Illinois Man Dies After Crash Between Tractor and Semi Truck

Share

An Illinois man died after his tractor was hit by a semi.

Around 1:37 p.m. Sunday, Illinois State Police were called to a crash on US 45 at Muddy Road.

Troopers say 60-year-old Raymond Bowles of Harrisburg was driving a tractor at a slow rate of speed in the right lane of US 45 at Muddy Road.

56-year-old Kevin Voelker of Omaha, Illinois was driving a semi truck on the same section of road at a higher rate of speed.

Voelker said he was distracted when he dropped an e-cigarette in his cab. The semi then hit the rear of the tractor, causing the tractor to overturn.

Bowles was injured and taken to a local hospital where he later died. Voelker was not injured.

Voelker was cited with failing to reduce speed to avoid crash.

Our law firm handles these types of collisions. Call today for a free consultation.

Alex R. Hernandez, Jr., PLLC Personal Injury Law Firm

Main Office, Corpus Christi:


921 N. Chaparral Suite 100
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: 361-792-3811

Austin Office:


501 Congress Suite 150
Austin Texas 78701

512-640-4099

Victoria Office


101 W. Goodwin Suite 750
Victoria, Texas 77901

Phone 361-575-3101

Port Lavaca Office


402 W. Main St.
Port Lavaca, Texas 77979

Phone 361-552-3100

Beverly Hills


9465 Wilshire Suite 300
Beverly Hills 90212

Phone 818-797-9903

Orange County


600 Anton Blvd Tower 1, 11th Floor
Costa Mesa 92626

818-797-9903

Ontario


3281 Gustasi 7th Floor
Ontario 91761

818-797-9903

Sherman Oaks


15233 Ventura Blvd. Suite 500
Sherman Oaks 91403

818-797-9903

Los Angeles


633 W 5th St.
Los Angeles 90071

818-797-9903

Connect with Us

Call Now ButtonClick Phone to Call