Chicago, IL (December 16, 2019) – A bus crash on the south side of Chicago left seven people injured. The crash occurred at the 11800 block of South Avenue O on Monday morning, December 16th. A high school bus hit a patch of ice on the road at around 7:10 a.m., causing it to rear-end a CTA bus.
The CTA bus hit hit the vehicle in front of it. Seven people involved in the crash were transported to nearby medical facilities. Two occupants of the school bus were taken to Trinity Hospital.
Three children and two adults from the CTA bus were hospitalized. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Chicago
Being rear-ended can cause you to be severely injured. The human body isn’t meant to withstand the forces involved in a rear-end collision. Victims often suffer from whiplash and other injuries after a rear-end accident.
Rear-end crashes are the most common type of car crash, accounting for 26 percent of all reported collisions. The resulting damages can significantly impact the lives of victims and make recovery difficult. An experienced Chicago car crash lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and recover deserved compensation.
An experienced personal injury firm can help maximize your potential compensation. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has helped countless victims obtain favorable settlements for their injuries. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash, give us a call at (312) 425-0401.
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