Chicago, IL (May 27, 2020) – A fiery single-vehicle crash in Chicago left four people injured on Tuesday morning, May 26th. The collision occurred at the intersection of I-90 (Dan Ryan Expressway) and Cermak Road at around 9 a.m. The driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle and struck a concrete barrier before catching on fire.
The two rear passengers were able to escape the burning car. However, the two front passengers were trapped inside the vehicle. Emergency units responded to the scene to extricate the occupants.
A 29-year-old woman driving the vehicle was cited for driving under the influence and other traffic violations. 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 Crashes
Car accidents a reality for thousands of Chicago residents each year. Across the state of Illinois, there are nearly 772 crashes reported each day on average. In 2011, 11,942 crash victims suffered debilitating or life-changing injuries.
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) 425-0401.
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