Chicago, IL (December 18, 2019) – There was a crash Wednesday morning, December 18th, involving a Chicago police SUV. The crash occurred in Jefferson Park at around 12:30 a.m. The crash involved a red Kia that ran a red light at a nearby intersection.
Two officers were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment. Responding officials suspect that the male driver of the Kia, 38, was intoxicated at the time of the accident. No identities have been released at this time.
No updates on the condition of the injured officers have been provided. Local law enforcement is conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Drunk Driving Crashes in Chicago
Drunk driving can result in life-changing injuries. Innocent victims often experience the brunt of these crashes. Crashes this severe often come with serious ramifications.
30 percent of traffic fatalities in Illinois are caused by drunk drivers. More than half of offenders are under the age of 35. Drunk drivers can be held responsible for their role in a crash with the help of a Chicago car crash attorney.
You don’t have to pursue compensation on your own. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to take over the legal aspects of your case and allow you to focus on recovery. Call us today at 312-386-7683 if you have been unfairly injured by a drunk driver.
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