Metropolis, IL (May 16, 2020) – Local law enforcement officials were called to the scene of an accident on Friday morning, May 15th. The crash occurred on I-24 EB outside of Metropolis. According to initial reports, the accident took place at around 8:43 a.m.
Local sources revealed that the accident occurred between Metropolis and Vienna, Illinois. All lanes on the highway were reportedly blocked. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries hasn’t been reported.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
There were 311,679 reported crashes in Illinois in 2017. Of these accidents, 66,889 resulted in injuries, accounting for 21.5% of reported accidents. There were 998 crashes that year that resulted in fatal injuries.
In order to recover compensation after a crash, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case and make sure your legal rights are secured.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car crash, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it’s important to protect your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we believe in providing top-quality legal representation in Illinois to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Chicago and broader Illinois community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.