Chicago, IL (September 9, 2020) – Two people were killed and two others injured after a car accident in Chicago on Sunday morning, September 6, at around 4:30 a.m.
Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at the 700 block of E. 31st Street and found four people inside the crash vehicle. Initial reports revealed that the vehicle was traveling southbound when it made a lane change before striking a vehicle and colliding with a pole.
One passenger, 25-year-old Alfie Jonesdenson, was pronounced dead at around 5:20 a.m. The driver of the car, 23-year-old Jazalyn Inayez-Mann-Calvin, of Riverdale, Illinois, was extricated from the vehicle and also pronounced dead at the scene.
Two back-seat passengers were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries. Jonesdenson was taken to the same hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Both deceased parties were killed due to multiple injuries sustained in the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the collision is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Alfie Jonesdenson and Jazalyn Inayez-Mann-Calvin at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in Illinois
People are killed and injured in serious crashes across Illinois every single day. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 772 crashes reported daily across the state in 2011. That year, there were 835 fatal collisions in Illinois, contributing to the deaths of 918 people. Tens of thousands more people were injured in Illinois car crashes that year, with nearly 12,000 sustaining debilitating injuries that left them unable to walk or perform routine tasks.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Chicago wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Chicago wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Chicago car accident.
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