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Chicago, IL – Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Accident on I-55 at I-80

Chicago, IL - Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Accident on I-55 at I-80

Chicago, IL (May 30, 2022) – According to local officials, a multi-vehicle collision occurred in the Chicagoland region on Monday afternoon, May 30.

The driver of a passenger vehicle was going northbound on Interstate 55 after exiting the I-80 ramp when they collided with another automobile, causing a rollover collision, according to Chicago Police. When the accident happened at 12:30 p.m., both automobiles were in the right lanes.

Two persons were injured, but their present statuses were not disclosed. They received mild to moderate but non-life-threatening injuries. While the CPD worked the area, traffic was backed up to U.S. Highway 6.

Charges in connection with the incident are not presently pending, according to police. The inquiry is still ongoing, however.

We’re thinking about the accident’s wounded victims and hoping for a full recovery for everyone involved.

Motor Vehicle Accidents Causing Injury in Chicago

Each year, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) records more than 2.5 million incidents at both busy intersections and major highways and interstates. Inattentive or left-turning drivers cause the majority of these incidents. According to officials, these crossings are responsible for more than 43% of all car accidents in the US.

Unfortunately, Cook County has a high prevalence of traffic accidents, with many of them happening at busier intersections. Furthermore, one-quarter of all car accidents in Illinois occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan area, according to state authorities.

When people are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, it is they and their families that face the brunt of the repercussions. This is true regardless of what caused the accident. Victims must travel a difficult and painful path that involves agonizing psychological pain, high medical costs, and financial hardship.

You may be able to pursue a variety of legal alternatives if you’ve been hurt in one of these incidents or if you’ve lost a loved one as a result of one of these events. You should call a car accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible after being involved in an event that was not your fault.

You have the right to seek compensation via the legal system if you were harmed in a vehicle accident in Illinois as a result of another driver’s reckless or distracted driving. However, securing a complete and appropriate monetary compensation from drivers or their insurance companies may be tough, so it is vital for accident victims to engage professional Illinois legal counsel.

We know what it takes to construct a good accident claim because the lawyers at D&W Law Group are well-acquainted and familiar with the complexity of our state’s legal system.

Please do not hesitate to call one of our personal injury attorneys in the Chicago area as soon as possible.

Call the D&W Law Group at 312-888-8888 to learn more about how to schedule a free consultation tailored to your specific requirements. Our Chicago personal injury attorneys are ready to research your legal alternatives, assist you in arranging the facts of your case, and help you get justice right now. You deserve competent, experienced legal counsel, and we will stop at nothing to fight for you and yours.

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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