Chicago, IL (September 24, 2020) – A teenage girl was injured after a man crashed his vehicle into a residence in Chicago neighborhood on Thursday, September 24.
The accident occurred in the Parkview area on the Southwest Side at the 8400 block of S. Lawndale Avenue. At around 12:30 a.m., the 24-year-old man driving the car reportedly lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons. He consequently collided with a utility pole and fence before crashing into a nearby home.
The driver did not sustain injuries in the accident. A 16-year-old girl was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois for treatment. The driver is currently facing pending traffic citations.
No further updates are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Reckless Driving Accidents in Chicago
Drivers who engage in reckless behavior behind the wheel are more likely to cause serious car accidents throughout Chicago. Each year, there are nearly 13,000 deadly car accidents attributable to reckless driving, and around 90% of reported collisions involve human error. The most common form of reckless driving in Illinois is driver inattention, which has become a significant safety issue in recent years due to the growing popularity of cellphones.
What you do the moments after an Illinois car accident is of critical importance, and injured victims have to make sure that they make the right decisions in order to recover the full value of their injury claim. Many crash victims are unsure of how to get the compensation they need to recover after a serious car accident in Illinois, and this can leave them feeling alone and confused. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Chicago car crash attorney to discuss their next steps to take to pursue a claim and recover deserved compensation.
When you or a loved one is injured, it is extremely serious, and action must be taken immediately. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand the claim process and how crucial it is for our clients, and it forms our entire approach. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you earn the compensation you deserve after being seriously injured in a Chicago car accident. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois car accident, contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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