Chicago, IL (March 9, 2020) – An accident on Sunday, March 8th, in the Lake View area on Chicago’s North Side left a man seriously injured. The accident occurred at the 2500 block of West Belmont Avenue at around 7:35 p.m. According to officials from the Chicago Police Department, the man was reportedly riding a scooter when he was sideswiped by an oncoming vehicle.
The 49-year-old man operating the scooter reportedly suffered critical injuries. He was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment. No updates have been provided by CPD at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Chicago
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable on the roads of big cities like Chicago. Those who get around by foot, bicycle, or scooters have little protecting them from the full impact of a crash involving a motor vehicle. These collisions can leave injured parties with severe and life-threatening injuries.
Handling the aftermath of such a crash can prove difficult. The resulting damages can make recovery difficult, even for those who take necessary precautions. Enlisting the aid of a Chicago personal injury attorney can provide you with the ability to pursue lost compensation for your injuries.
You shouldn’t discount the severity of your injuries after a crash. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has helped countless victims recover fair compensation, and we can help you, too. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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