Chicago, IL (March 1, 2020) – A collision in south Chicago left five officers injured on Thursday, February 27th. The accident occurred at the 9200 block of South Chicago Avenue at around 11:40 p.m. An unmarked police vehicle reportedly collided with a marked patrol car as both were en route to assist with another crash.
The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time. Three officers from the unmarked vehicle and two from the marked police car were transported to nearby facilities for treatment. Most recent reports indicate the injured parties are in fair condition.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by the Chicago Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Car Accidents
Car crashes are a common sight for most Chicago residents. The crowded roadways of the city create the ideal circumstances for a collision, especially when you factor in the actions of negligent drivers. Those involved risk suffering from severe injuries and overwhelming financial damages.
In the just first half of 2018, there were 47,719 reported collisions in Chicago. More than 20 percent of these crashes resulted in injury. In some cases, a skilled Chicago personal injury lawyer can help injured parties pursue lost compensation.
You may be eligible for compensation after being involved in a collision. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to protect your legal rights and ensure your case is treated fairly. Contact us today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your claim.
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