Chicago, IL (January 7, 2020) – A collision early in the morning on Saturday, January 4th, left ten people with injuries, including one child, on the Northwest side of Chicago. The collision took place in the Portage Park area near the intersection of West Warwick Avenue and North Austin Avenue. Emergency responders arrived at the scene at around 8:20 a.m.
Three injured parties were transported to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. One of these victims was reported to be in critical condition. The injured child was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
Two other parties were hospitalized, while five others refused treatment. An investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Car Accidents
In just a few seconds, a car crash can permanently change your life. In rare cases, you will be involved in a minor crash that that is quickly handled between you and the other driver. Unfortunately, simple car crash cases are not the norm.
There were 47,719 reported collisions in Chicago alone in 2018. Many collisions involve complex questions regarding liability and what laws were broken. An experienced Chicago auto accident lawyer can help injured victims pursue deserved compensation for their injuries.
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