Chicago, IL (July 13, 2020) – A crash in the Lawndale area of Chicago on Saturday resulted in three police officers suffering injuries. The accident occurred at the 1300 block of S. Homan Avenue at around 5:50 p.m. The officers were all traveling in an unmarked police vehicle when they crashed into a building.
At this time, the cause of the crash is unknown. All three officers were hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway. More information will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Reckless Driving Crashes in Illinois
Reckless driving is responsible for three out of every ten crashes reported across the country. In big cities like Chicago, reckless driving is a common sight, and most of us are familiar with drivers who speed and drive erratically on the city’s roads. Nationwide, reckless drivers are involved in nearly one-third of deadly crashes, resulting in 13,000 fatal accidents each year.
If you have been injured in an Illinois 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 for the injured party. Personal injury claims is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Illinois. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in an Illinois car accident, call us today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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