Chicago, IL (June 8, 2020) – A 21-year-old man was charged after injuring a worker for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in Chicago on Sunday, June 7th. The collision occurred at around 1:25 p.m. on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) near Bronzeville. Initial reports revealed that seven IDOT vehicles and a marked police car were stopped on the highway, blocking the Chinatown exit ramp.
Initial reports revealed that a black 2009 Chevrolet traveling on I-94 NB failed to stop and collided with two work trucks. Both vehicles were occupied when they were hit. One of the drivers, a man in his 50s was transported to a hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet was also hospitalized.
The driver of the Chevrolet was charged with texting while driving and speeding. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Chicago
Rear-end collisions are some of the most commonly reported types of accidents. Nearly 40% of reported crashes each year involve rear-end impacts. These accidents are usually caused by distracted or reckless drivers.
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