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Chicago, IL – I-290 Eisenhower Site of Injury Car Accident at Austin Blvd

Chicago, IL - I-290 Eisenhower Site of Injury Car Accident at Austin Blvd

Chicago, IL (July 10, 2022) – Multiple victims were hurt in a large crash on I-290 Eisenhower Outbound on Sunday afternoon, July 10, according to the Illinois State Police and the Chicago Police Department.

Due to the collision near Austin Boulevard, traffic was backed up for almost a mile, with heavy traffic returning to Pulaski Road. Additional information provided by local authorities indicates that police arrived at the scene of the two-vehicle incident around 12:50 p.m.

Additionally, preliminary reports indicate that one person had significant injuries and was transferred to a nearby hospital. The investigation was still underway, and numerous lanes of I-290 were shuttered, but officials were unable to provide any further information.

We’re hoping for a speedy recovery for the people who were hurt in this car crash.

Victims Hurt in Chicago Car Accidents

Three million people call Chicago, the third-largest city in the country, home, and millions more visit each year. Given the volume of drivers on Chicago’s freeways, it is not unexpected that there are thousands of car accidents every year.

Some people would be surprised to learn that there was an increase in fatal car accidents in spite of the coronavirus outbreak, stay-at-home orders, and social isolation. According to the latest estimates from the Illinois Department of Transportation, speeding increased significantly in 2020. Officials believe that this change in driving behavior was mostly caused by the lack of vehicles.

The majority of traffic fatalities occurred on busy streets across the city, and many of them were brought on by drunk driving, excessive speeding, and careless driving. Illinois’s Cook County, home to Chicago, was the most hazardous for drivers.

As a result, those injured in car accidents brought on by someone else’s carelessness are especially weak. To make matters worse, women often have to pay their own medical expenses. Some of the individuals who suffer from these wounds also have to deal with the mental suffering that comes with mounting medical costs, excruciating long-term pain, and rehabilitation.

Fortunately, if you fall under at least one of these circumstances, you may be able to bring a case. If you were hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you should contact an experienced Chicago car accident lawyer right once, regardless matter the circumstances of your mishap.

In Illinois, anybody injured in an automobile accident that another driver’s negligence or carelessness might have prevented has a legal right to full and just compensation for their losses and suffering. In Illinois, the sooner an accident victim seeks legal representation after the incident, the better their chances are of recovering significant financial compensation from at-fault drivers or insurance companies.

Our legal team at D&W Law Group goes above and beyond to ensure that your accident claim has the greatest possible opportunity of being successful. We have spent years developing knowledge and earning honed experience, and we are thoroughly educated in the complexities of our state’s legal system. Call 312-888-8888 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago personal injury attorneys. We’ll examine the details of your accident claim as well as your particular requirements and case objectives.

When you contact our Chicago personal injury attorneys, we may arrange a free, no-risk case review. Additionally, in order to ensure that justice is carried out as quickly as possible, we will assist you in compiling the facts of your case and carefully reviewing all legal alternatives available to you. Naturally, we will make every effort to safeguard your family’s legal rights 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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