Chicago, IL (May 17, 2020) – There were multiple injuries following a crash in Chicago on Saturday, May 16th. The collision occurred near the intersection of I-290 and Paulina Avenue at around 3:50 p.m. The accident reportedly involved three vehicles that were traveling east on the expressway.
One vehicle lost control for unknown reasons and collided with another car, causing a chain-reaction crash. Multiple passengers were injured, including minors. The extent of those injuries isn’t known at this time.
Local authorities are 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.
Chicago Car Crashes
In 2011, there were an estimated 772 collisions occurring each day across Illinois. That year, there were 835 deadly collisions resulting in 918 deaths. Around 84,172 were injured in collisions in the state that year.
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 312-386-7683.
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