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Chicago, IL – Five Injured in Major Car Wreck on Touhy Ave in Rogers Park

Chicago, IL - Five Injured in Major Car Wreck on Touhy Ave in Rogers Park

Chicago, IL (January 8, 2023) – On Sunday evening, January 8, a collision in Chicago’s Rogers Park resulted in five injuries.

According to the Chicago Police Department, a Chevy traveling east in the 1900 block of West Touhy Avenue sideswiped a vehicle, went through a red light, and collided with a vehicle traveling south on Clark Street.

Fire service teams who reported to the site of the incident said that a 52-year-old female was in critical condition, another 24-year-old female was in serious condition, and the other three victims were in fair to good condition.

The Chevy driver was issued a citation for running a red light, but the inquiry is still underway. CPD officers have supplied no other information to the public.

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accident Rates in Chicagoland

Statistics indicate that there were around 90,000 auto accidents in Illinois in a single year. To add insult to injury, over a thousand individuals perished. Drunk driving, collisions with immobile objects, and high speeds are the three top causes of fatal automobile accidents.

A myriad of fatal or seriously injured incidents in Cook County occurs at or near major junctions. Recent estimates indicate that the greater Chicago metropolitan region accounts for more than a quarter of all traffic incidents in the state of Illinois.

Those who are injured in vehicle accidents are often required to pay for the negligence of others. As if coping with physical pain and mental stress caused by an accident weren’t enough, patients often face substantial financial worries related to their care.

Additionally, victims may be paid for the mental agony and loss of a loved one caused by an accident. If you were critically wounded in a vehicle accident that was not your fault, you should immediately contact a Chicago personal injury attorney.

In Illinois, if another driver’s negligence or contempt for the law caused an automobile accident in which you were hurt, you have the right to seek restitution via the courts. If you have been involved in a car accident in Illinois, you should see an attorney immediately. You may have difficulty receiving adequate compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company for your long-term medical expenditures, lost earnings, and other damages without legal assistance.

Due to D&W Law Group‘s experience with state law, we can construct a compelling argument for your accident compensation. If you have concerns or want to file a claim, please get in touch with our Chicago personal injury attorneys immediately. Call 312-888-8888 to book a totally free consultation.

If you were injured in a vehicle accident in the Chicago area, our personal injury lawyers will examine the incident in question and advise you on your legal options. After an accident, you should not have to worry about making ends meet. During this difficult time, we will do all in our ability to defend your legal rights and those of your loved ones. We will not rest until you and your family get justice at this trying 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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