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Chicago, IL – Three Injured in Left-Turn Accident on W Wacker Dr

by | Nov 19, 2020 | Car Accidents, Injuries

Chicago, IL (November 19, 2020) – A crash on Wednesday, November 18, in the Chicago Loop left three people injured. 

The accident reportedly occurred in the first block of W. Wacker Drive at around 11 p.m. According to initial reports, a 27-year-old man traveling westbound in a Nissan Altima attempted to make a left-turn without waiting for the signal. Local authorities reported that the man collided with an eastbound Hyundai Elantra. 

Both the driver of the Nissan and the 28-year-old man driving the Hyundai, along with a 23-year-old female passenger of the Hyundai, were transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. The driver of the Nissan was cited for improper turning. 

An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Intersection Accidents in Chicago

Chicago, IL - Three Injured in Left-Turn Accident on W Wacker Dr

Intersections are a hotspot for serious crashes throughout the United States. Statistics show that there are more than 2.5 million intersection accidents reported annually, making up nearly 40% of reported car crashes. Intersection accidents are the second-largest crash category in the United States, despite the fact intersections make up a small number of roadways nationwide. Nearly 61% of intersection crashes involve drivers making left-hand turns. 

Car crash victims often find themselves struggling to learn their rights in time to protect them after an accident. Generally, most people do not have a complete understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what procedures to follow after being injured in a crash. Luckily, you do not have to pursue a personal injury claim on your own. An experienced Illinois personal injury attorney can help you pursue a claim and recover compensation for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and other losses. 

With a combined experience of more than a century in personal injury law, Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the knowledge and drive to achieve results for those injured due to the negligence of others. Our Illinois car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in an Illinois car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at 877-930-2551. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands. 

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