Chicago, IL (July 8, 2020) – Two police officers were injured after crashing their patrol vehicle in south Chicago. The accident occurred at the 3400 block of E. 87th Street at around 12:14 a.m. The officers were reportedly leaving Steelworkers Park when they crashed into the gate.
The gate was reportedly opened when the officers arrived, and neither knew that it had been closed when they were leaving. Both officers were hospitalized for treatment following the crash. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Chicago Car Accidents
There are hundreds of thousands of car crashes reported in Illinois each year. These collisions contribute to tens of thousands of injuries. In 2011, an average of nine people were injured daily in car accidents throughout the state.
Dealing with the aftermath of a Chicago serious car crash is a long and frustrating process. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives. Sadly, when victims depend solely on insurance companies, they often feel even more alone and confused.
That’s why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Give us a call today at 312-386-7683 to see what we can do for you if you have been injured in an auto accident.
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