Chicago, IL (March 6, 2020) – Several people were injured in a collision in Chicago early Friday morning, March 6th, including two children. The accident took place at the corner of Nelson Street and Laramie Avenue. Emergency personnel responded to the scene at around 7:45 p.m.
Two children were taken to Lurie’s Children Hospital in critical condition. Four adults were transported to First Community Hospital, and another adult was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The crash site has been cleared at this time.
No further information was released. An ongoing investigation into the crash 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 Chicago
Crossing in an intersection may seem routine, but it can also be potentially dangerous. Intersections are the site of nearly 50 percent of injury crashes each year. 61 percent of these crashes involve drivers making left-hand turns.
Intersection collisions are often caused by reckless drivers who fail to follow the rules of the road. On average, there are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported each year. A skilled Chicago car crash attorney may be able to help injured parties pursue lost compensation for their injuries.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you exercise your right to compensation. We’ve helped countless other victims obtain multi-million-dollar settlements. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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