Wheaton, IL (September 11, 2020) – A pileup crash in Wheaton resulted in one person being hospitalized on Wednesday afternoon, September 9, near the intersection of Leask Lane and Butterfield Road.
Local authorities reported that four vehicles were involved in the crash. The details currently available on the collision are limited at this time. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the crash site to render aid to the injured party.
The factors contributing to the collision were not reported by local authorities. There were significant delays in the area following the accident, according to local reports. The extent of the resulting injuries has not been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Illinois
People are injured and killed daily in car crashes across Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation revealed that there were 281,788 reported collisions in the state in 2011, with nearly 772 crashes happening each day. That year, a total of 84,172 people sustained injuries in Illinois vehicle collisions, with an average of nine people being injured each hour. Nearly 12,000 of the injured parties sustained injuries so severe that they were unable to walk or perform routine tasks.
Dealing with the aftermath of a serious crash is a long and frustrating process, and many crash victims are unprepared to protect their rights. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives and leave Illinois car accident victims in a difficult financial and emotional situation. Unfortunately, when victims depend solely on insurance companies to recover lost compensation, they often feel even more alone and confused, making the situation even worse.
That is why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights after being injured in an Illinois car accident. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients, and we have a proven track record helping the people of Illinois recover after a serious car accident. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois auto accident, give one of our qualified personal injury attorneys a call today at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do for you.
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