Chicago, IL (October 16, 2020) – There was a reported hospitalization following a collision in the Chicago area on Thursday, October 15.
The site of the crash was reportedly located near the intersection of Dan Ryan Expressway and 35th Street. Emergency responders arrived at the scene at around 8:30 a.m. At this time, the cause of the crash has not been reported.
One person involved in the accident was transported to Stroger Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The area of the crash was closed while investigators and paramedics were present. No further updates 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 their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Chicago Car Accidents
People are killed and injured daily in car accidents across Illinois. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,788 reported collisions across the state in 2011, an average of 772 car accidents per day. There were 84,172 people injured in car crashes in Illinois that year, an average of nine injuries per hour. Of those injured in car accidents in the state that year, nearly 12,000 suffered debilitating or life-changing injuries.
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