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Chicago, IL – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-80 at Rte 70 & Marseilles

Chicago, IL - Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-80 at Rte 70 & Marseilles

Chicago, IL (June 7, 2022) – A multi-vehicle crash happened in the greater Chicago region on Tuesday evening, June 7, according to local authorities.

According to Chicago Police, the driver of a passenger car was traveling westbound on Interstate 80 between Route 70 and the Marseilles Interchange when they collided with another vehicle. The collision occurred at 6:55 p.m., and both drivers were in the right lanes.

Two people were hurt, but their current conditions were not released. They suffered minor to severe injuries that were not life-threatening. Traffic was backed up beyond Exit 92 as the CPD worked the area.

According to authorities, no charges are currently pending in connection with the event. However, the investigation is still underway.

We’re thinking about the injured victims of the disaster and wishing for a full recovery for everyone involved.

Injuries Caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents in Chicago

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) records almost 2.5 million accidents each year at busy or jammed intersections, as well as major highways and interstates. The bulk of these accidents is caused by inattentive or left-turning drivers. According to statistics, these crossings cause more than 45% of all automobile accidents in the United States.

Unfortunately, traffic accidents are common in Cook County, with many of them occurring at busy junctions. According to state officials, one-quarter of all vehicle accidents in Illinois occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan region.

When individuals are hurt as a result of someone else’s carelessness, it is they and their families that bear the brunt of the consequences. This is true regardless of how the accident occurred. Victims must endure excruciating psychological suffering, substantial medical bills, and financial difficulties.

If you were injured in one of these incidents or lost a loved one as a consequence of one of these occurrences, you may be able to pursue a number of legal options. After being engaged in an incident that was not your fault, you should contact a car accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible.

In the case that you were hurt in a car accident in Illinois as a consequence of another driver’s irresponsible or inattentive driving, you have the legal right to seek justice, along with your fair, full compensation. However, obtaining a robust monetary settlement from drivers or their insurance companies may be difficult, so accident victims should seek seasoned Illinois legal advice.

We understand what it takes to build a strong accident claim because the attorneys at D&W Law Group are well-versed in the complexities of our state’s legal system.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of our Chicago personal injury lawyers as soon as possible. Call 312-888-8888 for more information on how to book a free consultation geared to your individual needs.

Our Chicago personal injury lawyers are ready to investigate your legal options, aid you in organizing the facts of your case, and assist you in obtaining justice right now. You deserve professional, experienced legal advice, and we will go to any length to protect the legal rights of you and your family at this trying 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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