Rockford, IL (September 22, 2020) – A crash on Saturday, September 19, in Rockford left three people injured.
According to reports from the Rockford Police Department, three people involved in the collision were transported to a nearby trauma unit for treatment. One of the injured parties was reportedly ejected from a vehicle. Other involved parties had to be extricated by emergency responders.
Local reports revealed that the crash involved two vehicles and took place at around 1:35 p.m. that afternoon. At this time, the cause of the collision has not been released by local sources. One of the vehicles involved in the accident reportedly left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.
No further information on the crash has been provided. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Driving can be extremely dangerous, and serious car accidents happen daily across Illinois. There are hundreds of thousands of car accidents reported in the state each year, with a total of 287,788 collisions taking place in 2011 alone. That year, there were 772 car accidents reported each day on average, and a reported 84,172 people sustained injuries in Illinois car crashes that year. On average, nine people were injured hourly in vehicle collisions across the state, and hundreds of others died in car accidents that year.
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 312-386-7683. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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