McHenry, IL (February 12, 2020) – A police officer was was injured in a three-vehicle collision in McHenry, Illinois on Monday afternoon, February 10th. The accident took place at the intersection of State Route 31 and IL-120 at around 3:48 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a 2001 Chevy Silverado traveling south on State Route 31 struck a 2010 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which then went on to a hit a police vehicle en route to an accident.
It was reported that the police officer’s vehicle had its sirens engaged and was in the process of responding to an accident. Both the officer and the driver of the Silverado were taken to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital for treatment. The driver of the Dodge was uninjured in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently being handled by local officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Collisions in Illinois
Rear-end crashes are, by far, the most commonly reported collision in the United States. These collisions are often caused by negligent drivers who fail to notice the car ahead of them has come to a stop. Sometimes, these accidents can cause a chain reaction, pulling other vehicles into a larger crash.
28 percent of all reported collisions are rear-end crashes. Victims often experience serious injuries and other damages that can impact their lives for years to come. Injured parties should consult with an experienced Illinois car crash attorney to discuss potential compensation.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you recover the compensation you deserve. We have helped countless victims obtain fair settlements for their injuries. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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