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Chicago, IL – Injuries Occur in Car Wreck on I-94 Inbound at Cottage Grove Ave

Chicago, IL - Injuries Occur in Car Wreck on I-94 Inbound at Cottage Grove Ave

Chicago, IL (August 13, 2022) – Several law enforcement units were sent out on Saturday night, August 13, after two automobiles collided on a major multi-lane highway in the Chicago region.

The Chicago Police Department was called to the I-94 Inbound and Cottage Grove Avenue area at around 5:40 p.m., and officers responded shortly after. Two cars collided in the left three lanes, producing severe congestion that eventually led to the closure of the whole roadway. Near the broader Chicago metropolitan area, emergency medical services purportedly sent one patient to a hospital.

Despite this, officials are still looking into the incident, but they have found nothing new thus yet. In any case, anybody who may have relevant information was asked to get in touch with the CPD.

Our thoughts and well wishes are with today’s multi-vehicle collision victims.

Greater Chicago Area’s Injury and Accident Reports

Chicago, IL - Injuries Occur in Car Wreck on I-94 Inbound at Cottage Grove AveIn 2013, there were roughly 97,000 vehicle accidents in Illinois, according to traffic research statistics. There were over 910 occurrences that resulted in the deaths of over 1,025 people. Drunk driving, head-on collisions with fixed objects, and excessive speed are the three major causes of fatal car accidents.

Most fatal and serious accidents in Cook County occur at or near heavily traveled crossroads. According to recently released data from the state of Illinois, the greater Chicago metropolitan region is responsible for more than one-quarter of all traffic accidents.

Victims of car accidents are often forced to bear the consequences of another person’s carelessness. When someone suffers physical harm in an accident, they also face psychological and monetary fallout.

As an added bonus, sufferers may be compensated for the untimely loss of a loved one or the emotional distress they endured as a direct result of the tragedy. Immediately call a Chicago vehicle accident attorney if you were not at fault for the incident.

You have the legal right to seek financial compensation and justice in Illinois if you were injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s carelessness or inattention. If you’ve been in an automobile accident in Illinois, you should see an attorney right away. Without legal advice, it may be difficult to recover full and appropriate compensation from the at-fault motorist or their insurance company.

D&W Law Group has the expertise to build and fully investigate a strong accident claim because of our in-depth familiarity with the local legal system. If you’ve been injured in Chicago and need answers or to file a claim, please get in touch with our personal injury attorneys right now. To schedule a free consultation, call 312-888-8888.

Our personal injury attorneys in Chicago can assist you in reviewing the details of the accident and examining your legal alternatives. Someone in your family may be entitled to reasonable and fair financial assistance if they have been hurt. We will do all in our power to protect your and your loved ones’ legal rights at this trying time. We will do all it takes to ensure that justice is served for you and your loved ones at this difficult 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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