Chicago, IL (October 24, 2020) – One man was critically injured following a rollover crash in the Gold Coast area of Chicago on Friday, October 23.
The crash occurred early in the morning at around 2:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of N. Lake Shore Drive. A 38-year-old man was reportedly driving a vehicle northbound on the roadway when he collided with a second vehicle for unknown reasons. The impact caused his vehicle to overturn onto its roof.
The driver of the first vehicle was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition. Two occupants inside the second vehicle reportedly refused medical treatment at the scene. Citations are currently pending.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rollover Accidents in Chicago
Being involved in a rollover crash can be traumatic. The majority of rollover collisions are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. In 2010, only an estimated 2.1% of reported car crashes in the country involved rollover accidents. However, that same year, rollovers were involved in nearly 35% of deadly passenger-vehicle accidents that year, with a reported 7,600 people dying in rollover crashes across the country.
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 Chicago, and this can leave them feeling alone and confused. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Chicago 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 Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., 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 a Chicago car accident, contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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