Chicago, IL (May 8, 2020) – Three people were left injured following a crash in the West Garfield Park area of Chicago on Wednesday, May 6th. The collision occurred at the 4500 block of West Lake Street at around 7:30 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a Chrysler traveling eastbound crashed into the support beam under the CTA Green Line tracks.
A 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were both transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Another 17-year-old girl was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with critical injuries. A fourth person involved in the accident fled the scene.
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.
Illinois Car Accidents
In 2011, an average of 772 car accidents took place each day in Illinois. A reported 84,172 people were injured in car crashes that year. That’s nearly nine people being injured each hour.
Dealing with the aftermath of a serious crash is a long and frustrating process. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives. Sadly, when victims depend solely on insurance companies, they often feel even more alone and confused.
That’s why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Give us a call today at 312-386-7683 to see what we can do for you.
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