Chicago, IL (December 5, 2019) – A collision involving four vehicles left one injured in Chicago on Wednesday evening, December 4th. The site of the crash was located near O’Hare Airport at the intersection of I-90 EB and I-294. The collision happened at around 5:15 p.m. when black Volkswagen rear-ended a white Toyota.
This initial impact resulted in a chain-reaction crash involving a dark blue Ford and a black Audi in the far right lane of I-90 EB. The woman driving the Toyota was transported to a nearby hospital by the Rosemont Fire Department. All four eastbound lanes of the interstate were closed following the crash.
No further information has been released at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Chicago
Driver error is the leading cause of serious car accidents. When drivers fail to pay attention to the road, they put themselves and others at risk of being seriously injured. Many drivers will rear-end a vehicle ahead of them due to a lack of attention on the road.
Rear-end collisions account for around 28 percent of all reported accidents each year. Rear-end crashes can result in serious injuries, such as whiplash or head trauma. Those injured in a rear-end crash may be able to recover financial compensation.
You need an experienced Chicago car crash lawyer on your side when pursuing a personal injury claim. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help maximize your compensation after a serious car accident. Give us a call today at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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