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Local Peoria Woman Injured in Car Accident Caused by Loose Wheel

Courtney Newgard, a local Peoria woman, was injured in a car accident yesterday afternoon after her car crashed into a median on I-74 when a car tire from another driver’s vehicle came loose and struck her vehicle.

A Jeep Liberty, operated by an unnamed 16-year-old, lost its front driver’s wheel while on eastbound I-74. The wheel traveled across the interstate and collided with Newgard’s SUV.

After the accident, Newgard was rushed to Carle Foundation Hospital, where she received treatment prior to release.

Car accidents can happen for any number of reasons. Unfortunately, far too often they are the result of another party’s negligence. If this has happened to you, talk with an attorney at Spiros Law, P.C., about your legal options today. Call (815) 929-9292 to discuss your situation.