Pontiac, IL (April 25, 2020) – A car accident was reported in the area of Pontiac, Illinois on Friday afternoon, April 24th. At this time, the extent of the resulting injuries hasn’t been reported. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at around 2:56 p.m.
Local sources reported that the accident took place on I-55 SB near IL-23 interchange. All lanes on I-55 SB were closed while investigators were at the scene. The cause of the crash hasn’t been reported at this time.
No further details on the crash have been made public. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Illinois
There are more than 6 million car accidents reported each year nationwide. These collisions result in millions of injuries and tens of thousands of deaths. Each year, car crashes are the leading contributor to death and serious injury in the United States.
If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Illinois. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases. If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, call us today at (312) 425-0401.
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