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Chicago, IL – I-294 Car Accident at 95th St in Bridgeview Injures Victims

Chicago, IL - I-294 Car Accident at 95th St in Bridgeview Injures Victims

Chicago, IL (December 4, 2022) – A handful of victims were injured in an automobile collision on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) near Bridgeview on Sunday, December 4, in the early evening.

At 5:30 p.m., the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 were totally halted at 95th Street due to an accident. Currently, one unidentified subject has been transported to a hospital in Chicago, but their current status has not been disclosed.

Due to the collision, traffic was stopped for almost two hours. Bridgeview and Chicagoland officials cleaned up the scene and removed debris throughout the on-scene portion of their inquiry. An investigation still remains ongoing at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families.

Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Chicagoland

According to data published by the state, there were more than 95,000 vehicle accidents in Illinois in 2013. Nearly 980 people perished as a direct consequence of over 900 catastrophic events. The leading causes of auto accidents that result in at least one death include head-on collisions with stationary objects, driving under the influence of alcohol, and driving at an unsafely high speed.

The bulk of traffic-related deaths and injuries in Cook County occur at or near busy junctions. Illinois has released new data revealing that more than a quarter of all traffic accidents occur in the greater Chicago metropolitan region.

Motor vehicle accident victims often bear the weight of others’ irresponsibility. Patients must also deal with the stress and anguish that accompany serious injuries and growing medical expenses, not to mention other financial problems.

The victims of these injuries may also be entitled to compensation for their pain or death as a direct consequence. If the collision was not your fault, you should contact a car accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible.

If another driver’s carelessness or inattention caused your injuries in an Illinois accident, you are entitled to compensation and justice. Plaintiffs should get legal counsel as quickly as possible after a vehicle accident in Illinois since it may be difficult to obtain fair compensation from the other motorist or their insurance company without it.

We can establish a strong accident claim with D&W Law Group‘s deep knowledge of our state’s legal system. Please contact our personal injury attorneys in Chicago if you have any queries. You may book a free consultation by calling 312-888-8888 or by filling out the form on this website. Every part of this conference will be tailored to your specifications.

If you were hurt in an accident in the Chicago region, you could depend on our personal injury lawyers to examine your legal alternatives extensively and assist you in compiling your case’s facts. If you or a member of your family has been injured, you may be eligible for financial aid. During this horrible time of your life, we will do all possible to safeguard your legal rights and those of your loved ones.

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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