Rockford, IL (February 7, 2020) – There were confirmed injuries resulting from a crash on Wednesday, January 5th, at a busy intersection in Rockford, Illinois. At around 7:40 a.m., two vehicles reportedly collided at the corner of North Perryville Road and East State Street. At least one person at the scene suffered injuries in the crash.
Officials from the Rockford Police Department closed off at the intersection following the accident. At this time, the cause of the crash isn’t clear. The circumstances of the crash aren’t known at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Collisions in Illinois
When you cross an intersection, you probably don’t think twice. Intersections are a hotspot for serious crashes because drivers often fail to yield the right of way. These crashes account for 50 percent of serious collisions each year.
You should be vigilant and aware of your surroundings every time you’re on the road. Crash victims often suffer from severe injuries and other significant damages. In some cases, injured victims can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified Illinois car crash attorney.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you maximize your compensation. Innocent victims should never have to pay for the actions of a negligent driver. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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