Chicago, IL (July 24, 2020) – There were reported injuries following a crash in Chicago. The accident reportedly occurred on the Near North Side on Thursday morning, July 23. Initial reports revealed that the collision took place on the inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) near the intersection with North Ogden Avenue.
Local reports from law enforcement officials revealed that the crash involved two vehicles. For unknown reasons, the two vehicles collided at around 8:15 a.m. Officials from the Illinois State Police and paramedics were called to the scene to assist with the accident.
One person at the site of the accident reportedly suffered injuries. The injured party was transported to St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries, according to reports from state police. At this time, the factors contributing to the accident have not been reported. No further updates on the collision are currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being conducted by local law enforcement officials. As the investigation continues, more information will be made public.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Chicago
Every day, people in Chicago are injured and killed in vehicle collisions. There were 281,788 reported collisions across the state in 2011. That is an average of 772 car crashes happening each day. That year, 84,172 people were injured in vehicle collisions, an average of nine people being injured each hour.
Car crash victims often find themselves struggling to learn their rights in time to protect them after an accident. Generally, most people do not have a complete understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what procedures to follow after being injured in a crash. Luckily, you do not have to pursue a personal injury claim on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury attorney can help you pursue a claim and recover compensation for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and other losses.
With a combined experience of more than a century in personal injury law, Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the knowledge and drive to achieve results for those injured due to the negligence of others. Our Illinois car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in an Illinois car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at 877-930-2551. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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