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Chicago, IL – Injuries Recorded in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-80 at I-55

Chicago, IL - Injuries Recorded in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-80 at I-55

Chicago, IL (December 14, 2022) – According to local authorities on Tuesday, December 14, two to three vehicles collided in the Chicago area.

Chicago Police Department officers said that one passenger vehicle rolled over after colliding with another sedan on westbound Interstate 80 between Houbolt Road and Interstate 55. When the collision occurred around 9:30 p.m., both cars were merging between the right lanes, and officers added that another car might have been involved after the initial collision.

Authorities don’t know the current conditions of the wounded victims but said that at least two to three people were transferred to an area medical center. U.S. Route 6 was listed as an alternate route while the CPD worked the area.

The police said no charges are being considered at this time in connection with the event. However, the investigation is still underway.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones.

Chicago’s Rate of Traffic Accidents

More than 2.5 million accidents involving multiple drivers, major roads, interstates, and other high-traffic areas are reported annually to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). Most of these accidents are brought on by careless drivers or people making left turns. More than 43% of all vehicle accidents in the United States occur at these crossings, according to government statistics.

Sadly, there are a lot of traffic accidents in Cook County, and many of them occur at the busiest junctions. Authorities in the state of Illinois report that one-fourth of all vehicle accidents occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan region.

Victims and their loved ones bear the full weight of the consequences when someone else’s carelessness leads to an injury. Whatever the root cause of the mishap, this holds true. The victims have to go through a torturous ordeal that includes emotional anguish, expensive medical bills, and financial stress.

If you or a loved one has been wounded in one of these occurrences or died due to one of these events, you may have legal options available to you.

When an auto accident happens that wasn’t your fault, it’s essential to get in touch with a car accident lawyer in Chicago as quickly as possible.

If you were injured in a car accident in Illinois due to another driver’s carelessness or distraction, you might file a claim for financial damages. It is crucial for accident victims in Illinois to have seasoned legal representation since it may be difficult to secure full and fair monetary recompense from drivers or their insurance companies.

D&W Law Group’s attorneys are well-versed in the intricate legal structure of our state and so understand what it takes to build a strong accident claim.

If you or a loved one has been injured in the Chicago area, please do not wait to contact one of our personal injury lawyers.

When you have legal needs, you may get a free initial consultation by calling the D&W Law Group at 312-888-8888. Our Chicago personal injury lawyers are prepared to investigate your legal options, help you organize the details of your case, and aid you in obtaining justice immediately. We will do all it takes to defend your rights and interests, in or out of court.

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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