Chicago, IL (November 18, 2020) – Three people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision in Chicago on Tuesday morning, November 17.
The crash reportedly occurred near the intersection of California Avenue and Shakespeare Avenue at around 1:30 a.m. that morning. A police cruiser was reportedly struck by a pickup truck driven by a 22-year-old woman. The truck reportedly overturned due to the collision.
The two officers in the patrol car and the driver of the truck were transported to a nearby medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more information will be reported as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Chicago
Serious car crashes happen every day across Illinois, leaving many state residents suffering from serious and even life-threatening injuries. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 281,778 car accidents reported across the state in 2011, an average of 772 collisions per day. That year, a total of 84,172 people suffered injuries in Illinois car accidents, an average of nine injuries per hour across the state.
Dealing with the aftermath of a serious Illinois car crash is a long and frustrating process, and many crash victims are unprepared to protect their rights. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives and leave accident victims in a difficult financial and emotional situation. Unfortunately, when victims depend solely on insurance companies to recover lost compensation, they often feel even more alone and confused, making the situation even worse.
That is why you need a qualified Illinois car crash attorney fighting for your rights after being injured in an Illinois car accident. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients, and we have a proven track record of helping the people of Illinois recover after a serious car accident. If you have been unfairly injured in an Illinois auto accident, give one of our qualified personal injury attorneys a call today at 877-930-2551 to see what we can do for you.
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