Chicago, IL (November 20, 2019) – A 34-year-old Chicago woman was killed in a collision in the Near West Side area of Chicago. The accident took place at the 1200 block of S. Ogden Ave. W. on Wednesday evening, November 13th. Officers arrived at the scene at around 9:25 p.m.
The woman was driving a Hyundai sedan when she ran a red light at 1200 S. Ogden Ave. W. Officials reported that she struck a Hyundai hatchback and a Cadillac Sedan. The woman was transported to Stroger Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
A passenger of the Cadillac was also hospitalized after the crash. An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Red Light Collisions in Chicago
Traffic signals are intended to help those traveling the road get where they are going safely. They regulate traffic and help provide for the safety of other drivers. However, when people disregard traffic signals, they can cause serious car accidents.
Drivers who run a red light are putting themselves and others at risk. An estimated 719 people are killed in red-light collisions each year. Victims injured in these crashes may be able to seek lost compensation by contacting a Chicago car crash lawyer.
An experienced firm can help maximize your potential compensation. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we have the resources necessary to provide high-quality legal representation. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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