Chicago, IL (February 6, 2020) – There was a reported crash and oil spill on Monday, February 3rd, in Chicago that resulted in roadway closures. The accident occurred on the Stevenson Expressway near Archer Avenue. Authorities were notified of the crash at around 10:31 a.m.
The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time. Local sources reported that all lanes on the Stevenson Expressway were closed due to the crash. The severity of the injuries wasn’t reported.
An ongoing investigation into the collision is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Chicago
High-speed crashes are extremely dangerous. Speeding is a reckless habit practiced by far too many Chicago residents. In the event of a crash, speeding often magnified the severity of resulting injuries.
When a driver speeds, he or she is less able to control their vehicle. This means they’re less able to avoid hazards on the road. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Chicago car crash attorney to discuss their options for legal compensation.
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