Chicago, IL (May 26, 2020) – On Sunday night, May 24th, multiple crashes resulted in six people suffering injuries, including two children, in Chicago. The site of the accidents was reportedly at the intersection of I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) and Kostner Avenue. The first collision reportedly occurred at around 10:15 p.m., and the last accident took place at around 11:05 p.m.
At this time, it’s unknown how many separate collisions took place. Two minors and two adults were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Two more adults were transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
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.
Chicago Car Accidents
There were 84,172 reported injuries in vehicle collisions in Illinois in 2011. That’s around nine people injured per hour across the state. Of those injured, 11,942 suffered debilitating injuries that left them unable to walk.
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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