Chicago, IL (November 30, 2020) – Two people were injured after a high-speed crash in the Chicago area on Saturday morning, November 28.
Local sources revealed that the collision occurred on Lake Shore Drive near Oak Street. According to reports from local authorities, the accident took place at around 1 a.m. The vehicle, a rented Ferrari, reported collided with a guardrail on the roadway.
The vehicle overturned and caught on fire after the crash. Both the 22-year-old male driver and the 20-year-old male passenger were transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Chicago
Speeding is a prevalent factor in deadly car accidents across the United States. Thousands of people are killed annually by speeding drivers. In 2018, a total of 9,378 people were killed in high-speed crashes nationwide, an average of 25 deaths per day. Over the past twenty years, speeding has been a factor in roughly one-third of deadly collisions across the country. Despite the known dangers of speeding, it is extremely common in Illinois, and drivers in the state have a bad habit of exceeding the speed limit.
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 Illinois, and this can leave them feeling alone and confused. In some cases, injured parties can consult with a qualified Illinois 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 /, 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 an Illinois car accident, contact our offices today at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case today.
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