Rockford, IL (May 1, 2020) – Authorities in Rockford were called to the scene of a serious collision on Thursday. The accident took place on I-90 WB near mile marker 15 ½ on April 30th. At least one person was reportedly injured in the accident. Officials from the Rockford Police Department responded to the site of the crash to assess damages.
Emergency units were present to render aid to those injured in the accident. At this time, RPD hasn’t reported the severity and number of resulting injuries. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
More details will be released as the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Illinois
In 2017, 21.5 percent of crashes reported in Illinois resulted in injuries. That means 66,880 collisions left people injured. 998 more accidents left victims with fatal injuries.
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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