Chicago, IL (February 5, 2020) – A crash on Wednesday morning, January 5th, left one killed and two others injured in the West Garfield Park area of Chicago. The accident occurred at the 3800 block of West Lake Street at around 11:50 a.m. when two vehicles collided near the intersection of Hamlin Avenue and West Lake Street. Authorities responded to the scene to assist those injured in the crash.
Initial reports revealed that one victim, a 58-year-old man, was taken to Stroger Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. His identity has not been revealed at this time. Two other victims were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
An investigation into the accident is currently underway. More details will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Car Accidents
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for residents of Chicago. These crashes often range in severity, from minor fender-benders to catastrophic collisions. Sadly, many are killed in car accidents each year.
In Illinois, there was an estimated 772 car crashes each day in 2011. That same year, 918 people were killed in collisions. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Chicago car crash attorney to discuss their options for compensation.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover after a serious crash. We believe in helping those unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Give us a call today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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