Chicago, IL (October 31, 2020) – Four people suffered injuries after being involved in a car accident in the Englewood area of Chicago on Friday, October 30.
Local reports revealed that the crash occurred at the 1800 block of W. 59th Street at around 8:10 p.m. that evening. Initial sources found that a 36-year-old woman was driving a red Chevrolet sedan on the road at the time of the accident. The driver reportedly swerved to avoid a vehicle and collided with a tree.
The driver and a 31-year-old female passenger were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. Two other occupants were transported to Comer Children’s Hospital. No further information on the accident is currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Chicago
Driving can be incredibly dangerous. Every day, people are killed and seriously injured in car crashes across Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation reported that there were 281,778 car accidents reported across the state in 2011. That is an average of 772 car accidents taking place each day. That year, a total of 84,172 people suffered injuries in Illinois car crashes, an average of nine injuries per hour.
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 Illinois 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 Kmlltdlaw, 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 an Illinois car crash. 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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