Chicago, IL (September 23, 2020) – On Sunday, September 20, a woman sustained fatal injuries after being involved in a car accident in the Back of Yards area on Chicago’s South Side.
The fatal accident reportedly occurred at around 5 a.m. at the 900 block of W. Garfield Boulevard. Local authorities reported that the deceased victim was involved in a crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the scene of the deadly crash to render aid to the involved parties.
The factors contributing to the accident have not been revealed at this time. The identity of the deceased party has not been released at this time. Her autopsy revealed that she died due to multiple blunt force injuries sustained in the accident.
No further updates are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in Chicago
Car crashes are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for Illinois residents. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,788 car accidents reported across the state in 2011, with nearly 772 car accidents happening each day. That year, there were 835 fatal collisions reported in Illinois, contributing to 918 deaths. Tens of thousands more suffered injuries, with nearly 12,000 suffering debilitating injuries in collisions across the state.
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) 425-0401 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Chicago car accident.
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