Rockford, IL (April 30, 2020) – Officials from the Rockford Police Department were called to the scene of a serious accident on Tuesday, April 28th. The site of the crash was reported at the intersection of I-39 and US-20, near the Magic Waters waterpark. There was serious traffic congestion resulting from the crash.
Injuries were reported at the scene, but the extent of those injuries isn’t currently known. Emergency units responded to the scene to render aid to those injured in the collision. Officials advised the general public to avoid the area.
There was an active construction site near the scene, but at this time, it’s unknown if it was a factor in the crash. RPD is currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
Car accidents happen every day across Illinois, resulting in serious injuries for many victims. In 2017, 21.5 percent of crashes reported in the state resulted in injuries. Hundreds more left victims with fatal injuries.
What you do the moments after an accident is of critical importance. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious accident. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take.
When you or a loved one is injured, it’s extremely serious. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand this, and it forms our entire approach. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a car accident, contact our offices today at 312-386-7683.
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