Chicago, IL – Five Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Crash at I-94 & 81st St
Chicago, IL (February 14, 2023) – A multi-vehicle pileup in Chicago on Sunday, February 12, left five people with injuries.
The incident was reported on Interstate 95 near 81st Street at around 1:10 a.m. and involved four vehicles. According to local sources, a northbound driver rear-ended another vehicle, and this caused a chain-reaction accident involving two other vehicles. Five occupants were hospitalized for treatment of sustained injuries.
The driver of the first vehicle was reportedly arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. No additional information has been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
On Illinois’s roads, accidents result in the injuries of hundreds of people each day. In fact, there were 858 car accidents every day in Illinois throughout 2019 that resulted in more than 10 injuries per hour. In Cook County, there were 285 deaths in auto accidents and 30,337 injury accidents. Those impacted by a serious crash should consult a qualified attorney to pursue compensation.
Without legal counsel, it may be difficult to obtain financial recompense from the insurance provider if you have been hurt in a car accident. Insurance firms have years of expertise in low-balling claims in order to protect their bottom line by paying as little as possible in settlements. You need someone to help you navigate the often-complicated world of personal injury law to ensure you gain the full compensation you are due.
Illinois accident regulations and the steps you take right away after your collision have an impact on how your case will develop. If the personal injury claims procedure does not result in a just settlement, your attorney may launch a lawsuit. Your attorney must establish the other party’s negligence in order to file a personal injury claim.
Having a Chicago automobile accident lawyer on your side means you are more likely to win your personal injury lawsuit. D&W Law Group will do all possible to ensure that you receive the financial support and medical attention necessary for a complete recovery. You can start your personal injury claim for compensation with the help of an experienced attorney, moving you that much closer to healing from your accident and getting back to your regular life. Call our offices as soon as possible at 312-888-8888 to arrange a free consultation with one of our lawyers.
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