Chicago, IL – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on I-290/Eisenhower at Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (September 5, 2022) – The Chicago Police Department was called to an accident involving two vehicles on the Ashland Avenue exit ramp from Interstate 290 on Monday night, September 5th.
On the I-290/Eisenhower Outbound near Ashland Avenue, police began their investigation at around 9:30 p.m. There were reportedly huge delays that extended back to Morgan Street, and police and paramedics were sent to the scene to investigate and treat any injuries. There was a vehicle fire caused by the initial collision, and Chicago Fire Rescue crews put it out.
There is no official count of casualties, but at least two persons were seen being transported to the hospital via news footage.
However, there have been no updates from the police.
All of our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today’s accident as they make a complete and rapid recovery.
Traffic Accidents and Injuries in the Chicagoland Area
Throughout 2013, more than 1,025 people died in 910 different accidents throughout the state of Illinois. Researchers have found that three of the leading causes of fatal car accidents in the state are excessive speeding, colliding with a stationary object, and driver distraction.
Major accidents on Cook County’s four- and six-lane highways account for the county’s highest number of fatalities and serious injuries. Additionally, the Chicago metropolitan region is responsible for 26% of all accidents in the state of Illinois.
Accident victims often end up paying the price for another driver’s recklessness. In addition, after seeing such horrors, damage to one’s mind and pocketbook may be just as devastating as physical harm. Any Chicago resident who sustains injuries in a car crash that they believe was caused by another driver’s carelessness should get in contact with an attorney without delay.
In Illinois, you may file a personal injury lawsuit against another party who was irresponsible and get compensation for your losses if you were wounded in a car accident that wasn’t your fault. If you were involved in a car accident in Illinois, it might be beneficial to speak with a lawyer who specializes in cases like yours. It can be difficult to handle negotiations with the negligent driver’s insurance company on your own.
In any case, you can have faith in the D&W Law Group to investigate every facet of your accident claim because of our extensive knowledge of state and local legislation. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our law firm if you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident in Chicago, Illinois. You may talk to a representative by dialing 312-888-8888 to find out more about scheduling a free first consultation for you and your loved ones.
The Chicago personal injury attorneys we deal with can help you gather evidence and figure out what to do next if you’ve been hurt in a car accident. If we feel it is necessary to take your car accident case to court, we will do so to ensure that you and your family receive the full justice and substantial and equitable compensation to which you are entitled. You can count on us to spare no effort in our pursuit of justice for you right now.
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