Chicago, IL (November 26, 2019) – Several people, including three children, were injured in a two-car collision in the Brighton Park area of Chicago. The crash took place on Monday at around 7:14 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at the 4800 block of S. Western Ave.
The crash involved two Ford vehicles. A 6-year-old and two 1-year-olds were transported to Comer Children’s Hospital due to sustained injuries. The woman, 25, driving one of the vehicles was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, and the other driver, 54, was transported to Stroger Hospital.
Another person at the scene refused medical attention. The woman was cited for driving without a valid license. An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Distracted Driving Crashes
Few things are as dangerous as a distracted driver. Motor vehicles are large and capable of inflicting a significant amount of damage. This means that a car crash can cause serious injuries to those involved.
An astounding 1,000 people are injured each day by distracted drivers. In 2015, 4,000 people lost their lives in distracted driving collisions. Reckless drivers like these need to be held accountable for their actions.
An experienced law firm can make all the difference regarding the outcome of your personal injury claim. The team of Chicago auto accident lawyers at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you recover your deserved compensation. Call us today at (312) 425-0401 if you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless driver.
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