Chicago, IL (February 19, 2020) – Two officers with the Chicago Police Department were injured following a crash in the Loop on Wednesday, February 19th. The collision occurred near the corner of State Street and Roosevelt Road just after midnight. The officers were traveling in a marked squad car when they struck a 2015 Lincoln Navigator at the 300 block of South State Street.
The circumstances of the crash aren’t clear at this time. Three occupants of the Navigator refused any medical treatment at the scene. Two officers were transported to local medical facilities for treatment.
No citations have been levied at this time. CPD is conducting an investigation into the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Intersection Collisions
For most drivers, approaching an intersection is a part of their everyday routine. However, they are well-known sites for serious collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 40 percent of all reported crashes take place at intersections.
Crashes at intersections may involve move than just vehicles. In fact, pedestrians and cyclists are often injured at intersections. Injured parties may be eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified Chicago car crash attorney.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we believe in helping those unfairly injured in sudden car accidents. We’ve helped countless victims obtain multi-million-dollar settlements for their injuries. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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