Rockford, IL (October 11, 2020) – A crash on Saturday morning, October 10, in Rockford left three people injured.
According to local sources, the site of the crash was located near the intersection of Auburn Street and Ridge Avenue. The Rockford Police Department reported that a two-vehicle accident occurred just past midnight. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the scene to assist with the accident.
Three people involved in the crash was transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment. No updates on their conditions are available at this time. The cause of the accident has not been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the collision is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes happen daily across Illinois, leaving many state residents severely injured. A total of 281,788 car accidents were reported statewide in 2011, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation. An average of 772 car accidents took place daily that year. There were 84,172 people injured in Illinois car accidents in 2011, an average of nine injuries per hour.
If you have been injured in an Illinois car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Illinois. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. The personal injury claim is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Illinois car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Illinois. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in an Illinois car accident, call us today at 877-930-2551 to discuss your case.
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