Chicago, IL (May 3, 2020) – A 29-year-old man was allegedly intoxicated when he struck a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus on Thursday, April 30th. Local reports revealed that the accident took place at the intersection of Washington Street and Clark Street. The impact caused the bus to crash into a Loop bank and injure three people.
Lukasz Strok reportedly ran a red light at the intersection when he collided with the CTA bus. The driver of the bus and two passengers were transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment. Strok now faces multiple charges, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Collisions in Illinois
In 2016, 10,497 people were killed in drunk driving collisions. That same year, 28 percent of roadway fatalities involved drunk drivers. An estimated 30 people are killed in drunk driving collisions every day across the country.
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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