According to Carthage, Illinois Police, a car full of five teenagers crashed and rolled several times during a hill-hopping incident. Driver, Kathlina Reining, 18, and passenger Gavin Roskamp, 16, were prounounced dead at the scene ot around 7:30 p.m. Monday evening. Similarly, Kaitlyn Long, 17, suffered serious injuries while Kaylee Meghghly, 15, and Cory Kendall, 17, suffered minor injuries. Reining was jumping her Chevrolet Cobalt while driving on hillcrests near Hancock County Road.
Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers. If you or someone you know has suffered injuries or even death in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is extremely important to contact a personal injury lawyer regarding reimbursement. To understand what steps to take after a car accident injury or death, contact attorney Christopher Dixon at 314.409.7060 or at 855.402.7274.