Chicago, IL (May 30, 2020) – A Chicago crash on Thursday, May 28th, left five people seriously injured, including two children. The crash reportedly occurred at the 3600 block of S. Western Avenue at around 4:16 p.m. A Mazda making a turn onto 36th Street collided with a Nissan.
The Nissan overturned, and the Mazda collided with a utility pole. Five occupants inside the Nissan suffered injuries. Two children were transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, along with another adult victim. Two other adults were transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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 Rollover Accidents
Rollover crashes account for 35% of deadly passenger vehicle accidents reported in 2010. There were 7,600 deaths involving rollover crashes that same year. Around 69% of those killed were not properly restrained at the time of the accident.
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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