Chicago, IL (April 18, 2020) – A man was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Chicago on Wednesday night, April 15th. The accident occurred in the Archer Heights area. According to local officials, the driver of a Pontiac was traveling on S. Archer Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle and collided with a BMW.
The driver of the Pontiac was trapped inside his vehicle. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and rushed the man to a nearby hospital for treatment. He was later pronounced dead.
The driver of the BMW refused treatment at the scene. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Chicago Car Accidents
Deadly car crashes are a reality for tens of thousands across the country. In 2011, there were 772 car crashes per day on average in Illinois. 918 people were killed in deadly accidents in the state that year.
A fatal car crash is a traumatic event for those close to the victim. Family members often have to take on the resulting damages associated with the crash. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of an Illinois wrongful death attorney.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we’re here to help you recover after the loss of a loved one. We understand that this is a difficult time, and we want to help. Call us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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