Chicago, IL (October 21, 2020) – Two women were killed and a man was injured following a two-vehicle collision in the Logan Square area of Chicago on Monday, October 19.
The deadly crash reportedly occurred at around 10:20 p.m. that evening at the 2600 block of W. Fullerton Avenue. Initial reports revealed that a 55-year-old woman was driving a Toyota sport-utility vehicle when she collided with a Ford Focus. Emergency responders were called to the crash site to render aid to the injured parties.
The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A passenger in her vehicle, a 71-year-old woman, was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she was also pronounced dead. The 33-year-old man driving the Ford was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in Chicago
Each day, people are killed and injured in serious car accidents across Illinois. There are hundreds of thousands of car accidents reported across Illinois each year. There were 281,788 vehicle collisions reported across the state in 2011, with nearly 772 car accidents happening each day. That year, there were 835 deadly car accidents reported in the state, resulting in the deaths of 918 people.
The grief and devastation of losing a loved one due to another’s negligence are nearly unbearable. Surviving family members often take on damages resulting from the accident, and they may be able to recover lost compensation by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of an experienced Chicago personal injury attorney. In an Illinois wrongful death claim, a representative of the decedent’s estate — usually a close family member — seeks damages from those at fault for the person’s death to obtain compensation for damages.
At /, we understand the grief and pain that families experience when a family member is killed. While no amount of money can bring back a lost family member, a Chicago wrongful death lawsuit can help families address the financial difficulties associated with the accident. Our legal team is dedicated to making sure that each of our clients recovers the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. Contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to see what our Chicago wrongful death lawyers can do for you.
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