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Chicago, IL – Multi-Vehicle Hit-&-Run Ends in Injuries on W 87th St

| May 12, 2020 | Uncategorized

Chicago, IL (May 12, 2020) – In Chicago, a driver reportedly ran a red light and crashed into five vehicles on Monday night, May 11th. Authorities reported that a black Ford Fusion traveling west on W. 87th Street ran a red light and swerved into traffic. This caused a multi-vehicle collision involving six vehicles, including the Fusion.

The male driver of the Fusion fled the scene of the crash on foot. At this time, he is not in police custody. A 26-year-old woman in one of the vehicles was taken to St. Bernard’s Hospital for treatment.

Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Chicago Hit-&-Run Accidents

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The rate of hit-and-run collisions across the country is increasing each year. In 2016, there were 2,049 reported hit-and-run accidents, the highest figure on record. Each year, there are an estimated 737,100 reported hit-and-runs annually.

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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