Chicago, IL (January 2, 2020) – A deadly crash in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago left three killed and four injured — including a 3-year-old girl. The collision took place at the 1400 block of West 112th Street on Wednesday, January 1st, at around 11:15 p.m. Officials reported that the crash occurred when a Nissan hatchback traveling east on 112th Street collided with a black Nissan SUV.
According to initial reports, a black Nissan SUV made a left turn at a red light without coming to a stop. Two women in the hatchback, ages 28 and 30, were taken to Roseland Hospital where they were later pronounced dead. Another woman, 56, was taken to Christ Medical Center where she also died.
The other injured parties, including the three-year-old, were taken to nearby medical facilities where they are said to be in stable condition. Local authorities are investigating the cause of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Left Turn Collisions
Intersections are a hotspot for serious car accidents. This is because many drivers fail to make sure the path is clear before entering an intersection. Left-hand turns are overwhelmingly responsible for serious intersection collisions.
61 percent of all intersection crashes involve drivers making left-hand turns. These crashes can result in life-changing injuries for those involved. Injured parties may be eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of an Illinois car crash attorney.
Seeking deserved compensation can be difficult on your own. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we have the resources to make sure you have a strong case. If you or a loved one has been unfairly injured in a crash, call us today at 312-386-7683.
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