Rockford, IL (February 14, 2020) – Two people were hospitalized following a three-car collision in Rockford, Illinois on Wednesday afternoon, February 12th. The accident occurred on Parkview Avenue at around 2 p.m. near Guilford Road. Officers at the scene believe that speed was a factor in the collision.
According to initial reports, the crash involved a pickup truck and two other vehicles. The drivers of the truck and one other vehicle were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment. The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.
Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Speeding-Related Accidents in Illinois
Speeding is a primary cause of many deadly crashes in Illinois. Speeding increases the potential of losing control of your vehicle, making you less able to avoid roadway hazards. This can be a dangerous combination when sharing the road with other drivers.
Annually, thousands of people are killed in high-speed crashes. 26 percent of all fatal crashes in 2017 were attributable to speeding motorists. Injured parties should contact a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their options for compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has years of experience helping those unfairly injured in a car accident. We can make sure that you receive a settlement worthy of your injuries. Contact our offices at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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