Springfield, IL (May 21, 2020) – There was a confirmed collision reported in the Springfield area on Wednesday afternoon, May 20th. Local authorities were notified of the collision at around 2:24 p.m. The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.
Local reports indicated that the accident took place on I-55 SB near mile marker 96. There were reported lane closures following the accident. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries hasn’t been reported.
Local law enforcement officials 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 Crashes
There were 281,788 reported car crashes reported statewide in Illinois in 2011. These accidents resulted in 84,172 confirmed injuries. Of those injured, 11,942 suffered debilitating injuries that left them unable to walk or live their lives normally.
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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