Bolingbrook, IL (September 27, 2020) – There were reported injuries following a multi-vehicle collision in the Bolingbrook area on Friday afternoon, September 25.
The site of the crash was reportedly located on Interstate 55 (Historic Route 66) near Veterans Parkway. The collision occurred at around 5 p.m. near mile marker 265.5, according to reports from the Illinois State Police. A total of nine vehicles were involved in the accident.
There were multiple injuries reported at the scene of the accident. The resulting injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. Traffic was diverted from the roadway while investigators and emergency responders were present.
No further information on the accident has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Serious car crashes happen daily across Illinois, and these collisions can leave crash victims dealing with serious injuries and other damages associated with the accident. There were 281,788 reported vehicle collisions across the state in 2011 alone, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation. That year, a total of 84,172 people were injured in Illinois vehicle collisions, an average of nine injuries per hour. Nearly 12,000 of those injured sustained debilitating or life-changing injuries.
In order to recover compensation after a crash, you have to determine that the negligence of another party directly contributed to your injuries. This can be difficult on your own, and many crash victims find themselves overwhelmed by the personal injury process. An experienced Illinois personal injury lawyer can help you construct a strong case, make sure your legal rights are secured, and ensure that the liable party is held accountable for their role in the accident.
When you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a Chicago car crash, or in any way by the negligence of another person, it is important to protect your rights. At Kmlltdlaw, we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients to increase their chances of a successful claim, and we have a proven track record helping crash victims obtain fair and full compensation to cover their damages after a crash. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today and see what our team of Illinois car crash attorneys can do for you.
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