Hodgkins, IL (November 29, 2019) – There was a collision reported on La Grange Rd near Hodgkins, Illinois, on Thanksgiving day, November 28th. The collision resulted in the closure of both SB and NB ramps of I-55 near La Grange Rd. The incident was reported at around 11:09 a.m. that day.
The cause of the crash is not known at this time. Paramedics were at the scene to render aid to those injured in the crash. The roadway was eventually cleared at 3:30 p.m.
No further details about the accident are known at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Distracted Driving Crashes
Crash rates involving distracted driving have hit all-time highs in recent years. Experts attribute this dramatic increase to the popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices. Many drivers admit to using cellphones while in the driver’s seat.
Distracted driving can be fatal. An estimated 1,000 people are injured daily in distracted driving collisions. Injured victims should protect their legal rights by contacting an Illinois car crash attorney.
You need an experienced law firm working on your case. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we have the resources necessary to provide high-quality legal representation. Contact our law offices at 312-386-7683 if you or a loved one has been injured by another driver.
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