Lincolnwood, IL (May 14, 2020) – A Norwood Park man is currently facing charges of driving under the influence after a collision in Lincolnwood on Tuesday, May 12th. Thomas Pogorny, 25, was driving a Nissan when he made U-turn, striking a parked tractor-trailer. The collision occurred at the 4600 block of W. Devon Avenue at around 8:35 p.m.
Two other occupants of the Nissan, a 22-year-old man and 26-year-old woman, were transported to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois for treatment of serious injuries. Pogorny was also injured in the crash and later arrested by authorities. He is currently facing multiple charges.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with Thomas Porgorny, the other injured parties, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
In 2011, there were 772 crashes happening every day across Illinois. Of these collisions, 84,172 resulted in injuries, with thousands suffering permanent or debilitating injuries. Nine people were injured every hour statewide in collisions that year.
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) 425-0401 to see what we can do for you.
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