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Chicago, IL – Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Wreck on I-355 at I-55

Chicago, IL - Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Wreck on I-355 at I-55

Chicago, IL (October 11, 2022) – Early Tuesday evening, October 11, the Illinois State Police and the Chicago Police Department reported a multi-vehicle crash on I-355 in the Chicagoland region.

Several people were injured at the scene of the crash. Local authorities claimed that the police arrived at the site of the accident around 7:30 p.m., that the northbound I-355/Veterans Memorial Tollway at I-55 was stopped, and traffic was backed up for nearly three miles as emergency services worked in the area, and that traffic was heavy back to Finley Road.

Initial reports suggest that a severely injured individual was transported to a local hospital. During the investigation, officials were unable to comment, and more than an hour’s worth of traffic was delayed. A current inquiry is still ongoing.

We wish the injured victims of this vehicle accident a speedy recovery.

Auto Accidents with Injuries in Chicago

Chicago, the third-largest city in the United States, has a population of three million and yearly attracts millions of tourists. Consequently, hundreds of automobile collisions occur yearly on Chicago’s highways due to the sheer traffic.

Traffic-related deaths rose despite the coronavirus pandemic, stay-at-home orders, and social isolation. The Illinois Department of Transportation forecasts a significant rise in speeding by 2020, putting even more motorists at risk.

Drunk driving, excessive speeding, and reckless driving led to a substantial number of deaths on the city’s roads. Cook County is the most dangerous county in Chicago for drivers.

Consequently, persons injured in motor vehicle crashes brought on by the negligence of another are more susceptible. Additionally, they are often responsible for covering their own medical expenses. When a person has a catastrophic injury, they may also feel mental anguish as a result of escalating medical costs, intense or long-term pain, and rehabilitation.

To launch a lawsuit, at least one of the following conditions must be met. If you were injured in an accident that was not your fault, you should immediately contact a car accident attorney in Chicago.

If a driver’s carelessness or negligence contributed to an avoidable automobile accident in Illinois, the victim is entitled to compensation for their losses and suffering. Hiring an Illinois accident attorney as soon as possible is one of the best ways to get a sizable payment from negligent drivers or their insurers.

The legal team at D&W Law Group considerably enhances your chances of obtaining compensation for an accident. Since we have been practicing law for many years, we are familiar with the nuances of the area’s legal system. Dial 312-888-8888 to speak with one of our Chicago personal injury lawyers for free. As part of our first consultation, we will learn about you and the facts surrounding your accident claim.

By contacting us, our Chicago personal injury lawyers will evaluate your case at no cost and without obligation. In order to expedite the administration of justice, we will also help you in gathering the necessary evidence and study your legal options. In other words, we will do all necessary to protect your family’s legal rights at this terrible 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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