Chicago, IL – Four Victims Transported to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Wreck on S State St
Chicago, IL (May 16, 2023) – On Sunday morning, four people, including two children, were injured in a Washington Park-area collision on Chicago’s South Side.
The Chicago Fire Department reported that around 11:50 a.m., they were sent to the 5700 block of South State Street in response to a two-car collision.
Fire rescue team members said two toddlers were transferred to Comer Children’s Hospital and in serious condition.
Further reports also indicated that two other individuals were hurt and were transported in serious condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Officers with the Chicago Police Department reported to the scene for their investigation, though they have not publicly provided further details about the incident.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones at this time.
Injury-Causing Crashes in Chicago
Recent investigations and analysis from traffic experts indicate that there were about 97,000 incidents involving motor vehicles in Illinois in a single year. About 1,010 persons were seriously hurt or killed as a result of the more than 910 car accidents. The three leading causes of fatal car accidents are intoxicated driving, collisions with immobile objects, and high speeds.
In Cook County, most accidents that result in death or serious injury have occurred on or near major thoroughfares with many lanes. More than a quarter of all traffic accidents in the state of Illinois take place in the greater Chicago metropolitan area, according to recently published statistics from the state of Illinois.
People who are involved in car accidents often pay the price for the carelessness of others. Patients suffering from injuries sustained in accidents must also deal with the added burden of ever-increasing medical bills, among other financial difficulties.
You have the legal right to pursue financial compensation and justice if you were hurt in an automobile accident in Illinois that was the fault of another driver’s negligence or inattention. Obtaining legal advice as quickly as possible after a car accident in Illinois is highly recommended. Without legal assistance, receiving full and fair compensation from the at-fault driver or their insurance company may be difficult.
Our Chicago personal injury lawyers are here to help you gather evidence and weigh your legal options if you were wounded in an accident. If you or a loved one has been wronged, you may be entitled to financial compensation that is both fair and equitable. Our attorneys will fight tirelessly to defend your rights and the rights of your loved ones as you go through this trying time in your life.
Because of D&W Law Group‘s in-depth familiarity with the legal system in our state, we can construct a strong, persuasive accident claim on your behalf. Please get in touch with our Chicago personal injury lawyers immediately if you have any questions or want to file a claim. Call 312-888-8888 to arrange a no-cost first meeting.
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