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Chicago, IL – I-57 Site of Injury Vehicle Accident, Fire at 120th St

Chicago, IL - I-57 Site of Injury Vehicle Accident, Fire at 120th St

Chicago, IL (October 27, 2022) – The Chicago Police Department responded to a collision between two vehicles on the right shoulder of Interstate 57 on the evening of October 27.

At around 8:20 p.m., police investigators began their investigation on the 120th Street side of southbound I-57. Emergency medical technicians hurried to the scene to investigate the incident and treat any injured persons, while responding authorities reported substantial delays in traffic returning to Tri-State Tollway. The first collision created a car fire, which was put out by Chicago Fire Rescue units.

Although at least two people were seen being transported to a nearby hospital on broadcast video, no official tally has been made of the wounded.

The police, however, have not released any new details. The Chicago Police Department is continuing its investigation and has urged that anybody with new information regarding the incident contact them.

We hope that those who were hurt in today’s accident may make a full and rapid recovery.

Car Crashes with Injuries in Chicago

More than 1,025 people have lost their lives as a consequence of 910 accidents in the state of Illinois in 2013. According to studies of fatal car accidents throughout the state, the top three causes are driver inattention, colliding with a stationary object, and excessive speed.

Although fatalities and serious injuries sometimes occur on two-lane roadways, 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.

Accident victims often bear the costs of another driver’s negligence. Furthermore, following these terrible accidents, harm to one’s head and pocketbook might be just as devastating as damaged bones. Any Chicagoan hurt in a car accident caused by another driver’s carelessness should, of course, contact an attorney right once.

If you were wounded in a vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault, you may file a lawsuit in Illinois and seek compensation for your losses. If you’ve been in a car accident in Illinois, a lawyer can explain your rights and options under the law. For instance, it may be challenging to settle for a reasonable sum with the careless driver’s insurance company if you attempt to do it on your own.

However, you may trust the D&W Law Group to thoroughly investigate your accident claim because of our extensive knowledge of state and municipal rules. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our law office if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident in Chicago. For additional information about setting up a free preliminary consultation, please call 312-888-8888 to speak with a representative.

Our personal injury lawyers in Chicago can help you collect evidence and figure out what to do if you’ve been wounded in a vehicle accident. If necessary, we will file suit on your behalf to protect your legal rights and pursue all available remedies to ensure that you and your loved ones are treated fairly.

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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