Arlington Heights, IL (May 3, 2020) – A driver reportedly suffered a medical incident that caused their vehicle to crash into a Denny’s in Arlington Heights. The crash took place on Sunday, May 2nd, at the 17 block of W. Algonquin Road. Jose Ozaeta, 43, of Mundelein, Illinois was cited for improper lane usage after the accident.
At around 12:04 p.m., a red 2007 Chevrolet Suburban crashed into the structure. Authorities reported the vehicle gradually left the roadway, struck a utility pole, and then collided with the building. Ozaeta had to be extricated from the vehicle and transported to a nearby hospital, and four occupants of the Suburban and one restaurant employee were treated for their injuries.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
In Illinois, there were 84,172 people reportedly injured in car accidents in 2011. That’s nearly nine people being injured each hour. That same year, 11,942 people suffered permanent and life-changing injuries after being involved in collisions in the state.
In order to recover compensation after a crash, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case and make sure your legal rights are secured.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car crash, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it’s important to protect your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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