Palatine, IL (January 6, 2020) – On Thursday afternoon, January 2nd, three cars were involved in a crash in the area of Palatine, Illinois. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of IL-53 and Lake Cook Road. Three people were injured at around 5 p.m. when the accident took place.
Officials from the Illinois State Police arrived at the scene to provide medical aid to those injured in the collision. The three injured victims were taken to a nearby medical facility following the crash. The roadway was closed for roughly 40 minutes as emergency responders cleared the site of the accident.
The crash is currently under investigation by ISP. More details will be released as the inquiry continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pileup Collisions in Illinois
There were 311,679 reported car accidents in Illinois in 2017 alone. As many as 66,889 of these crashes resulted in injuries. When collisions involve three or more vehicles, they are referred to as multi-vehicle collisions.
Victims injured in a pileup crash may experience some difficulties when seeking compensation. Insurance companies may try to argue that their client isn’t at fault for the accident. That’s why you need a qualified Illinois auto accident lawyer to help you determine who is to blame for the crash.
Having an experienced attorney on your side can make all the difference when pursuing compensation. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the resources necessary to provide high-quality legal representation to all our clients. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash, give us a call at (312) 425-0401.
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