Chicago, IL (December 27, 2019) – A rollover collision on Chicago’s south side left two people injured. The crash took place at the 5500 block of Lake Shore Drive at around noon. According to initial reports, a 28-year-old man was traveling southbound on Lake Shore Drive when he rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old woman.
The woman’s vehicle overturned, striking a concrete median. The woman and her passenger were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment. The driver who struck the woman refused medical treatment.
He was cited for following too closely and driving without insurance coverage. An investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Rear-End Collisions
The most commonly experienced collision is a rear-end crash. These accidents involve a driver who collides with the rear of another vehicle. In most cases, these drivers are distracted, speeding, or just following too closely.
More than 28 percent of all reported traffic accidents involve rear-end impacts. These crashes are involved in 6 percent of all fatal collisions. An accomplished Chicago car wreck lawyer can help injured parties obtain fair compensation.
An experienced law firm can maximize your potential compensation. The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you every step of the way. Call us today at 312-386-7683 if you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash.
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