Rockford, IL (November 29, 2020) – Four people in the Rockford area were hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision on Thursday evening, November 26.
Local sources revealed that the site of the accident was located on N. Main Street near Gleasman and Latham Roads. The crash took place sometime before 4:30 p.m. Two vehicles at the scene reportedly collided head-on, causing one vehicle to crash into a nearby guardrail.
That same vehicle was reportedly on fire following the crash. Four people involved in the collision were transported to a nearby medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties are currently available.
Local law enforcement officials are conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.
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 are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for Illinois residents. There were nearly 772 car accidents reported daily across the state in 2011, with a total of 281,778 collisions taking place that year. There were a total of 84,172 people injured in car crashes across the state that year, an average of nine vehicle-collision injuries taking place each hour. Nearly 12,000 people in Illinois suffered life-changing in the event of a crash.
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.
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