Hartford, IL (September 10, 2020) – A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Illinois Route 3 and Rand Avenue in Hartford left one woman injured on Wednesday, September 9.
Officials from the Hartford Police Department were notified of the crash at around 6 a.m. that morning. At this time, the cause of the crash has not been reported. For unknown reasons, two vehicles collided near the intersection across from Casey’s convenience store.
The site of the crash was closed while investigators and paramedics were present. A woman involved in the accident was taken by ambulance to Alton Memorial Hospital for treatment. No updates on her condition have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Crashes in Illinois
People are injured and killed daily in car crashes across Illinois. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,788 car accidents reported across the state in 2011, an average of 772 crashes happening each day. A total of 84,172 people were injured in Illinois car crashes that year, with nine people dying every hour. Of those injured nearly 12,000 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 Illinois car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in an Illinois car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at (312) 425-0401. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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