Chicago, IL (June 1, 2020) – A man was killed and two others injured following a crash in Chicago on Sunday, May 31st. The accident occurred in the Jeffrey Manor area at the 9500 block of Jeffrey Avenue. A Jeep Renegade driven by a 22-year-old man ran a red light at around 2:16 a.m. and collided with a Nissan Rogue.
The driver of the Jeep was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois and was later pronounced dead. The cause of his death is currently unknown. A female passenger of the Jeep was also taken to Christ Medical Center, and the 30-year-old man driving the Nissan was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Both were reportedly in critical condition.
Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Red Light Crashes in Chicago
Each year, an estimated 165,000 crashes are caused by drives who run red lights. Around 800 people annually are killed in red-light collisions. Nearly a quarter of traffic fatalities occur at intersections each year.
What you do the moments after an accident is of critical importance. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious accident. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take.
When you or a loved one is injured, it’s extremely serious. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand this, and it forms our entire approach. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a car accident, contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401.
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