Chicago, IL – Injuries Reported in Car Accident at I-94 & 130th St
Chicago, IL (February 10, 2023) – Injuries were sustained in a collision that happened in Chicago on Friday, February 10.
At around 5:30 p.m., emergency services received a call about a collision on Interstate 94 close to 130th Street. Local sources claim that there were two or more cars involved in the collision. After emergency personnel arrived, the victims were treated by medical personnel at the spot.
Tow trucks were used to remove the debris after the crash, and the area was briefly closed off. The severity and number of injuries are both unknown at this time.
Local officials are requesting that anyone with new information contact the police department as there has not yet been any new information made public.
The crash investigation is in the hands of local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Illinois Car Accidents
In Illinois, there are around ten million drivers with valid licenses who are behind the wheel of 11.5 million registered cars. The Illinois Department of Transportation reports that there were 312,988 car accidents in 2019. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding or other errors in driving judgment account for about one-third of all accidents in the US. A driver losing control or overcompensating to avert a catastrophic occurrence causes about 11% of all collisions.
Your life could be significantly affected by a car accident. If you suffered harm as a result of the incident, you should speak with a lawyer as soon as you can. You must be certain that you have legal representation from a skilled and experienced attorney before calling the insurance provider. You will have a greater chance of persuading the insurance provider that you truly wish to hold the driver accountable for your damages and pursue payment for those damages if you consult with a car accident attorney.
Even if you do not believe that a car accident caused you serious injury, you should always get checked out at a nearby hospital or by a qualified medical professional. Even a seemingly slight injury, if left untreated, can have a significant negative effect on a person’s life. Unfortunately, many accident victims decide not to seek medical attention for their injuries. Thus, people are deprived of the chance to eventually file a personal injury claim and receive fair recompense for their suffering.
If you were harmed in a car accident, you need a useful resource such as a lawyer to help your case. If a careless motorist injures you on the road, our Chicago car accident attorneys at D&W Law Group will fight to ensure you receive just compensation. Our lawyers will tenaciously protect your fundamental rights under the law and see to it that you are appropriately paid for any harm you may have suffered. Contact our offices today at 312-888-8888 to see how we can help you in your recovery.
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