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Chicago, IL – Four Injured in Collision on Lake Shore Dr

by | Sep 3, 2020 | Car Accidents, Injuries

Chicago, IL (September 3, 2020) – Four people sustained critical injuries following a car accident in the North Side of Chicago on Wednesday, September 2. Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred at the 3200 block of N. Lake Shore Drive at around 6:40 a.m. that morning. 

According to reports from the Chicago Police Department, two vehicles were involved in the accident. Both vehicles came to a rest on the grassy area to the right of the road, and both sustained significant damage in the crash. Emergency responders were present to assist the injured parties and transport them to nearby medical facilities for treatment. 

Two injured victims were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center and two others were transported to Northwestern Medical Hospital. All four crash victims were reportedly in critical condition. No further updates on the collision are currently available. 

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

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Chicago, IL - Four Injured in Collision on Lake Shore Dr

Someone is injured or killed daily in car crashes across Illinois. According to statistics from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,788 reported car accidents across the state in 2011, with nearly 772 collisions taking place each day on average. That year, 84,172 people sustained injuries in Illinois car crashes, with an estimated nine people being injured each hour. Nearly 12,000 of those injured sustained debilitating injuries that left them unable to walk or perform routine tasks. 

Car crash victims often find themselves struggling to learn their rights in time to protect them after an accident. Generally, most people do not have a complete understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what procedures to follow after being injured in a crash. Luckily, you do not have to pursue a personal injury claim on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury attorney can help you pursue a claim and recover compensation for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and other losses. 

With a combined experience of more than a century in personal injury law, Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the knowledge and drive to achieve results for those injured due to the negligence of others. Our Chicago car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in a Chicago car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at 877-930-2551. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands. 

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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