Palos Park, IL (November 18, 2019) – An officer was reportedly injured after responding to another accident in the area of Palos Park, Illinois. The accident involving the officer happened near Wolf Rd. on Monday, November 18th. Initial reports revealed the collision took place in the early morning at around 9:10 a.m.
Local news sources revealed that a car lost control and rear-end the officer’s patrol vehicle. The officer was hospitalized following the incident for sustained injuries. They were transported to Palos Health and later released.
No other information on the incident is currently available. Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Illinois
Rear-end collisions are extremely dangerous accidents. They are also one of the most common types of collisions experienced by motorists in the United States. Many of these crashes are the result of distracted drivers who aren’t paying attention to the road.
Nearly 40 percent of all car accidents are rear-end collisions. This means that there are nearly 2.9 million rear-end crashes annually. Injured victims may be eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of a Chicago auto accident lawyer.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has a proven track record of successful personal injury claims. We have helped our clients recover millions and get back on the path toward recovery after being unfairly injured by another party. If you or a loved one has been injured by a negligent driver, give us a call today at (312) 425-0401.
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