Rosemont, IL (February 16, 2020) – A police officer in Rosemont was injured after their vehicle was struck by a car fleeing a traffic stop on Wednesday, February 12th. Officers reportedly pulled over the vehicle at around 12:30 p.m. The officer reported smelling marijuana, and the driver fled instead of exiting the vehicle.
The vehicle struck the police vehicle before colliding with a pole near the intersection of River Road and Bryn Mawr Avenue. The identities of those involved haven’t been released at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Reckless Driving Crashes
Reckless drivers are a leading cause of serious crashes across Illinois. Even if you are following all the rules of the road, you are still at risk of being injured by a reckless driver. The resulting injuries and damages can be severe enough to completely disrupt the victim’s life.
Reckless drivers are responsible for nearly one-third of all deadly crashes each year. Around 13,000 fatal accidents are attributable to reckless driving. Injured victims should contact an Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their options for compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we are here to ensure that your case is treated fairly. Our team of attorneys has years of experience recovering favorable settlements. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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