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Chicago, IL – Injury-Causing Wreck Reported on I-294 at Ogden Ave

Chicago, IL - Injury-Causing Wreck Reported on I-294 at Ogden Ave

Chicago, IL (December 28, 2022) – On December 28, in the late afternoon, the Illinois State Police and the Chicago Police Department received reports of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 294.

According to initial accounts from the site, the collision happened at about 2:00 p.m. and caused at least two injuries. As emergency personnel worked in the area, the northbound side of I-294, also known as the Tri-State Tollway, close to Ogden Avenue was closed, and traffic began piling up. According to the authorities, the left lanes leading all the way back to Finley Road were extremely jammed.

Initial information from authorities on the site stated that one or two injured people were sent to a local hospital, and broadcast video showed a semi-truck that had flipped over at the scene. However, no other information was provided, and the inquiry continues.

We are thinking of the injured victims and their families at this time.

Car Accident Frequency in Chicago

Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States and a well-known tourist attraction, with a population of three million. Due to the city’s heavy traffic, hundreds of automobile accidents occur yearly in Chicago, putting drivers and passengers at risk.

Despite the coronavirus epidemic, stay-at-home orders, and greater social isolation, traffic-related mortality climbed. By 2020, the Illinois Department of Transportation anticipates that speeding will have greatly increased, putting more drivers at risk.

Numerous lives have been lost on metropolitan roadways as a consequence of intoxicated, speeding, or otherwise negligent drivers.

Consequently, victims of automobile accidents who were not at fault are in a more dangerous position. Typically, they are also responsible for paying for any necessary medical care. Such an event’s emotional impact may be as devastating as its physical and monetary implications.

Before bringing a lawsuit, one of the following conditions must be met. If you or a loved one were harmed in a car accident that was not your fault, you should immediately contact an auto accident attorney in Chicago.

If the carelessness or negligence of another motorist might have averted an accident in Illinois, the injured party is entitled to compensation. Employing an accident attorney in Illinois as soon as possible is one of the most efficient ways for negligent drivers to get considerable compensation from insurers.

With the aid of the lawyers at D&W Law Group, your accident claim has a greater chance of being reimbursed. We are conversant with the complexity of the local legal system since we have been practicing law for many years. For a free consultation with a Chicago personal injury attorney, call 312-888-8888. During the first consultation, we will introduce ourselves and go through the specifics of your accident claim.

Call immediately for a free, no-obligation case evaluation by our Chicago personal injury lawyers. We will also aid you in acquiring the relevant proof and researching your legal options. Needless to say, we will do all necessary to protect your legal rights.

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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