Rockford, IL (August 7, 2020) – Authorities with the Rockford Police Department were called to the scene of a traffic accident on Wednesday, August 5, at around 9 p.m. that evening. The site of the crash was reportedly located near the intersection of Auburn Street and Springfield Avenue.
The details currently available on the collision are limited at this time. The extent of the resulting injuries has not yet been made public by local authorities. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were present at the scene to render aid to the crash victims.
The site of the crash was closed while investigators and medical personnel were present. At this time, the cause of the crash is still unknown. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and 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.
Car Accidents in Illinois
People are injured and killed in car accidents every day across Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation is responsible for monitoring the collisions that occur across the state each year. According to data from the organization, there were a total of 281,778 reported collisions in Illinois in 2011. In these accidents, 84,172 people reportedly suffered injuries in Illinois car crashes that year, an average of nine people being injured each hour. Of those injured, 11,942 reportedly sustained injuries that left them unable to walk or perform routine tasks as they once could.
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. Pursuing an Illinois personal injury claim 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) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Chicago and broader Illinois community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.