Aurora, IL (February 20, 2020) – Authorities in Aurora, Illinois reported to the scene of a shooting turned police chase on Wednesday afternoon, February 19th, that left one person injured. Officials from the Aurora Police Department responded to shots fired at the 600 block of South Broadway at around 1:30 p.m. Officers found a vehicle that matched the description, which took off when officials tried to stop it.
The vehicle crossed the center line at the intersection with East New York Street, near the Fox Valley Mall, and collided with several vehicles. Three occupants of the pursued vehicle were seriously injured. The occupant of another vehicle was transported to a hospital for treatment.
The shooting is believed to be gang-related. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois High-Speed Crashes
Reckless drivers speed all over the cities of Illinois. Some drivers feel as though it’s their right to speed. However, speeding endangers the lives of everyone traveling on the state’s roadways.
Speed limits are intended to make the roads safer and prevent catastrophic crashes. Speeding increases your chances of a serious crash and also magnified the resulting injuries. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified Illinois car crash attorney.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the resources to ensure that your legal rights are protected after a sudden accident. It’s our belief that reckless drivers should be held accountable for their actions. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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