Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Free Consultation We Speak Spanish & Polish

312-888-8888

Don't Hesitate Call the 8s

Chicago, IL – Injuries Occur in Multi-Car Accident on I-290 Inbound at Byrne Int

Chicago, IL - Injuries Occur in Multi-Car Accident on I-290 Inbound at Byrne Int

Chicago, IL (August 20, 2022) – On Saturday night, August 20, two vehicles collided on a major highway in the Chicago region. Due to this, there was a large mobilization of police cars and emergency personnel in the Chicago area.

At 11:30 p.m., the Chicago Police Department officers were dispatched to the Interstate 290/Eisenhower Inbound area. Right lanes are restricted near the Byrne Interchange due to an accident involving two vehicles. At least one patient was reportedly transported by ambulance to a hospital in the Chicago region.

Despite this, investigators continue to dig into the case, but no new information is available. On the other hand, the CPD has requested that anyone with potentially useful information get in touch.

The victims of today’s multiple-vehicle accident have our deepest sympathies, and we pray for a speedy and complete recovery for all of them.

Major Accidents & Injuries in the Chicago Area

Traffic accident studies estimate that there were roughly 97,000 car incidents in Illinois in 2013. The number of deaths from these over 910 incidents is over 1,025. The three leading causes of deadly car accidents are drunk driving, hitting a stationary object, and high speeds.

Cook County’s most dangerous intersections and multi-lane highways account for the lion’s share of fatalities and severe injuries in the region. According to newly released data, more than a quarter of all traffic accidents in the state of Illinois occur in and around the greater Chicago metropolitan area.

Victims of car accidents frequently end up paying for someone else’s negligence. Many people fail to consider the physical harm inflicted by an accident and its potential emotional and financial costs. Victims may also file a claim for damages due to their mental anguish following the catastrophe. If you were not to blame for the car accident, you should get in touch with a Chicago lawyer immediately.

If you were hurt in an automobile accident that was the fault of another driver in Illinois, you have the right to pursue justice and financial compensation. Anyone engaged in a car crash in the state of Illinois should get in touch with a lawyer very away. You may have trouble negotiating a reasonable settlement with the at-fault driver or their insurance provider without legal representation.

With D&W Law Group on your side, you can rest assured that your accident claim will be carefully crafted and evaluated, as we are well-versed in both state and municipal law. Contact our Chicago personal injury lawyers today if you’ve been hurt and are wondering what to do next. To schedule your no-cost initial consultation, call us at 312-888-8888.

Our Chicago personal injury lawyers could help you collect evidence and figure out what to do next if you were hurt and live in the Windy City. If your family member has been injured, they may be eligible for compensation. We promise to fight aggressively in court on your behalf and the behalf of your loved ones. We promise that we will use every available resource to pursue justice for you and your loved ones in 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.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Recent Case Results

  • Wrongful Death
    previous
    • 6.5 Million

      For a school bus accident resulting in back injuries, carpal tunnel, and rib injuries.

    • 5.5 Million

      For an infant who suffered permanent brain injury from an overdose of medication.

    • 4.3 Million

      For wrongful death caused by loss of airway during an elective cardiac procedure.

    • 2 Million

      For a pedestrian struck by a bus resulting in a hip fracture and subsequent sepsis resulting in death.

    • 1.4 Million

      For the wrongful death of a stroke patient after a surgical infection.

    next
  • Vehicle Accidents
    previous
    • 3.6 Million

      For an elderly woman who suffered a fractured pelvis after a CTA accident.

    • 447,148

      For a motorist who was rear-ended while stopped in traffic.

    • 405,610

      For a motorist who was struck when the defendant failed to yield at a stop sign.

    next
  • Construction
    Site Accidents
    previous
    • 14.9 Million

      Worksite accident.

    • 1.5 Million

      For a Union electrician who suffered burns during a construction accident.

    next
  • other
    previous
    • 3 Million

      For a worker who suffered a severe leg injury when struck by a falling piece of concrete.

    • 1.8 Million

      For a customer entering a department store who suffered a fractured hip when struck by a malfunctioning automatic door.

    • 100,000

      Settlements under $100,000 too numerous to list.

    next
  • "Excellent Law Firm!"

    I cannot recommend D&W Law Group enough. From the moment I met the team, I felt confident that I was in good hands. They kept in touch with me every step of the way. My attorneys fought the insurance company, and we settled my case without having to go to court. Excellent law firm!

    Posted by Anna R.
  • "Best Legal Representation"

    D&W Law Group handled my case with compassion and diligence. I would recommend this law firm to anyone seeking the best legal representation.

    Posted by S. Pryor
  • "Great Settlement"

    When I had my accident, the insurance company dragged its feet. I tried to handle the case on my own. I am so glad I decided to hire D&W Law Group. They kept my case moving, and I was awarded a great settlement. I hope I never need an attorney again, but if I do I will call them.

    Posted by A. Henry