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Chicago, IL – I-57 Site of Injury Auto Accident, Car Fire at 127th St

Chicago, IL - I-57 Site of Injury Auto Accident, Car Fire at 127th St

Chicago, IL (October 2, 2022) – The Chicago Police Department was called to the scene of a crash between two cars on the right shoulder of northbound Interstate 57 on Sunday evening, October 2nd.

Officers began their investigation at 8:20 p.m. on I-57 at the 127th Street exit. Authorities that arrived on the scene reported long backups of traffic on Dixie Highway, and paramedics hurried to the scene to investigate the situation and treat any injured people. The collision caused a vehicle fire, which was put out by Chicago Fire Rescue units shortly thereafter.

There has been no confirmed injury toll, though broadcast footage appeared to show at least two people being transported to a nearby hospital.

There has been no new information from the police. As they continue their investigation, the Chicago Police Department has asked that anyone with new information regarding the incident get in touch.

We hope for the complete recovery of all injured victims.

Injury Auto Accidents Across Chicagoland

In 2013, more than 95,000 crashes were reported in Illinois, with 910 of those resulting in fatalities. According to studies conducted on traffic fatalities in the state, the top three causes of auto accidents are driver inattention, colliding with a stationary object, and excessive speed.

Although fatalities and serious injuries sometimes occur on two-lane roads, the great majority occur on four- and six-lane highways in Cook County. Furthermore, 25% of all accidents in Illinois occur in the Chicago metropolitan region.

In car accidents, innocent victims are often forced to foot the bill for the reckless actions of others. Additionally, after these terrible accidents, harm to one’s head and wallet may be just as damaging as damaged bones. If you’re a Chicago resident and you’ve been hurt in a car accident that was the fault of another driver, you should contact an attorney right away.

You have the right to file a claim for compensation in the state of Illinois if an auto accident that was not your fault caused you to sustain injuries, and you can do so if the event occurred in Illinois. After being in a car accident in Illinois, speaking with a personal injury attorney about your options and rights is a good idea. One illustration of this is how challenging it can be to reach a reasonable agreement with the insurance company representing a careless driver when one party is operating alone.

However, you may trust the D&W Law Group to investigate your accident claim thoroughly because of our extensive knowledge of state and municipal rules. Accident victims in Chicago, Illinois, should call our law office immediately after suffering injuries. Get in touch with us at 312-888-8888 to speak with a representative about setting up a no-cost initial consultation for you and your loved ones.

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, the personal injury attorneys in Chicago at our firm can assist you in gathering evidence and determining what steps to take next. If necessary, we will represent you in court to defend your legal rights to ensure that you and your loved ones receive justice.

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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