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Chicago, IL – Auto Accident on I-80/94 at Kennedy Ave Injures Victims

Chicago, IL - Auto Accident on I-80/94 at Kennedy Ave Injures Victims

Chicago, IL (November 15, 2022) – On Tuesday, November 15, two automobiles crashed on a local highway in the Chicago metropolitan area, necessitating the dispatch of numerous first responders.

The Chicago Police Department was sent at 7:00 p.m., and officers responded promptly on eastbound I-80/94 after fielding calls about the incident. Initial reports seem to suggest that two drivers collided just before the Kennedy Avenue exit, causing traffic to back up to Burr Street. Additionally, it seems that Chicago-area emergency medical personnel transported one patient to the hospital.

Despite this, investigators continue to investigate; they have not uncovered any new information so far. The CPD has issued a request for possible witnesses in the interim.

Our thoughts and hopes for a full recovery go out to the injured victims at this time.

Causes of Car Crashes in Chicagoland

In a single year, there were around 90,000 vehicle accidents in Illinois, according to data. Approximately 1,000 individuals perished, adding insult to injury. Drunk driving, head-on collisions with stationary or fixed objects, and excessive speeding are the three major causes of automotive accidents resulting in fatalities.

A significant proportion of fatal and injury-causing incidents in Cook County occur at or near junctions with heavy traffic. More than a quarter of all traffic incidents in the state of Illinois occur in the greater Chicago metropolitan region, according to newly published data.

Victims of automobile accidents usually endure the repercussions of someone else’s irresponsibility. As if coping with physical pain and mental stress caused by an accident weren’t enough, patients frequently confront significant financial issues as a result of their treatment.

Additionally, victims may be paid for the wrongful loss of a family member or the mental suffering they had as a consequence of the catastrophe. Do not delay in contacting a Chicago automobile accident attorney if you are not responsible for the occurrence that resulted in your extensive injuries.

If you were harmed in an auto accident in Illinois that was caused by another driver’s negligence or contempt for the law, you have the legal right to demand financial compensation and justice. After a car accident in Illinois, it is advised that you get legal representation immediately. Without legal assistance, it may be difficult to receive full and reasonable compensation from the negligent driver or their insurance company, leaving you in the lurch to deal with long-term injuries, lost income, and more.

D&W Law Group has an in-depth understanding of state law, allowing us to construct a compelling case for your accident compensation. Immediately contact our Chicago personal injury attorneys if you have any concerns or want to file a claim. Dial 312-888-8888 to book your free consultation.

Our Chicago-area personal injury lawyers can help you analyze the facts surrounding your vehicle accident injuries and assess your legal options. If you or a loved one has been injured, you or they should not suffer financially as a result. During this difficult time, we will go above and beyond to safeguard your legal rights and those of your loved ones. We will spare no effort in our quest of justice for you and your loved ones at this terrible time.

Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources, including news reports, police accident reports, social media posts, and sometimes eyewitness accounts, to compose these posts. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts surrounding this particular accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is not correct, please let us know right away. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request. 

Disclaimer: This is not a solicitation for business.  The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, always seek medical assistance as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at the described accident scene.

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