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Chicago, IL – Injuries Recorded in Multiple-Driver Wreck on I-355 at Ogden Ave

Chicago, IL - Injuries Recorded in Multiple-Driver Wreck on I-355 at Ogden Ave

Chicago, IL (November 6, 2022) – On Sunday night, November 6, the Illinois State Police and the Chicago Police Department received reports of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 355.

At least two people sustained injuries at the scene of the crash. At 9:05 p.m., police were called to the site of the accident, and it was stated that the northbound I-355/Veterans Memorial Tollway at Ogden Avenue was blocked for nearly a mile as emergency services worked in the area. Traffic was particularly heavy on the lanes back to Finley Road.

According to early accounts, one or two injured individuals were taken to a local hospital. Authorities were on the scene for almost an hour because of the investigation, during which time traffic was stopped completely. At this moment, the inquiry is still ongoing, however.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families at this time.

Chicago’s Rate of Traffic Accidents

With a population of three million, Chicago is the United States’ third-largest metropolis and a popular tourist destination. Clearly, there are hundreds of car accidents every year on Chicago’s highways due to the high traffic level, leaving drivers and passengers vulnerable.

There was an increase in traffic-related mortality notwithstanding the coronavirus outbreak, stay-at-home orders, and greater social isolation. It is predicted by the Illinois Department of Transportation that by the year 2020, speeding will have significantly increased, putting more drivers at risk.

Many people have lost their lives on city roads because of careless drivers being drunk, going too fast, or otherwise being irresponsible. When driving in Chicago, Cook County is the most dangerous.

As a result, victims of automobile accidents when another driver is at fault are in a more precarious position. They also usually have to foot the bill for any necessary medical care. A catastrophic injury’s physical and financial toll may be overwhelming, but the emotional toll can be just as devastating.

One of the following conditions must be met before a lawsuit may be filed. Contact a Chicago car accident lawyer without delay if you or a loved one were hurt in a vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault.

In Illinois, if an accident might have been avoided but for another driver’s carelessness or negligence, the injured party is eligible for reimbursement for their losses. One of the best ways to secure a large payout from negligent drivers’ insurance companies is to hire an Illinois accident attorney as soon as possible.

With the help of D&W Law Group‘s lawyers, your accident claim has a far better chance of being awarded compensation. We’ve been lawyers for a long time, so we understand the intricacies of the local legal system. Simply call 312-888-8888 to speak with a Chicago personal injury team member at no cost. At our first consultation, we will get to know each other and discuss the specifics of your accident claim.

Call us now to get your free, no-obligation case evaluation from our Chicago personal injury lawyers. In addition, we will help you gather the evidence you need and explore your legal options to move the process of justice forward more quickly. This means we will do all in our power to protect your and your family’s legal rights at this 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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