Rockford, IL (February 7, 2020) – There were multiple injuries reported following a crash on Wednesday afternoon, January 5th, in Rockford, Illinois. The site of the accident was at the intersection of North Rockton Avenue and West Jefferson Street. The crash took place at around 12:30 p.m.
One of the injured parties had to be extricated from their vehicle by responding emergency personnel. A fire hydrant was struck and knocked over during the crash. Multiple parties were injured in the crash, according to local news sources.
The identities of those injured in the accident have been withheld. An investigation into the crash is currently being managed by the Rockford Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
When you’re involved in a car crash, you’ll likely be shocked and frustrated. Collisions can result in serious injuries and other damages that can impact the lives of victims over the long term. It’s important to take precautions in the event of a collision.
There were 311,679 crashes reported in Illinois in 2017. 21.5 percent of these accidents resulted in injuries. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of an Illinois personal injury attorney.
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