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Chicago, IL – Multi-Car Collision, Injuries on I-57 Inbound at I-80 & Flossmoor Rd

Chicago, IL - Multi-Car Collision, Injuries on I-57 Inbound at I-80 & Flossmoor Rd

Chicago, IL (July 7, 2022) – According to the Illinois State Police and the Chicago Police Department, a significant collision on I-57 Inbound on Thursday night, July 7, resulted in multiple victim injuries.

Traffic was backed up for approximately a mile due to the incident between I-80 and Flossmoor Road. According to further information supplied by local authorities, police responded to the two-vehicle collision at 8:00 p.m.

Preliminary reports additionally suggest that one individual suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Furthermore, many lanes of I-57 were blocked due to the ongoing investigation, but authorities could not give any other details on the incident.

We are thinking about the victims of this vehicle wreck and wish them a fast recovery.

Victims Hurt in Chicago Automobile Crashes

Chicago, the third-largest city in the United States, is home to roughly three million citizens and attracts millions of tourists annually. It’s hardly surprising that there are thousands of automobile accidents every year on Chicago’s highways, given the number of drivers.

It may come as a surprise to some that despite the coronavirus epidemic, stay-at-home directives, and social distance, there was an increase in mortality from automobile accidents. In 2020, there was a considerable rise in speeding, according to preliminary statistics from the Illinois Department of Transportation. Officials think the absence of automobiles was a significant reason for this shift in driving behavior.

The bulk of traffic deaths happened on city streets, and many were the result of excessive speeding, impaired driving, and inattentive driving. Cook County, where Chicago is situated, was the most dangerous county for drivers in Illinois.

As a consequence, the victims wounded in vehicle accidents caused by someone else’s recklessness are particularly vulnerable. Adding insult to injury, they are also often responsible for their own medical bills. Some of those who are afflicted by these injuries must also contend with the emotional anguish that comes with growing medical bills, as well as horrific long-term pain and rehabilitation.

Luckily, you may be able to file a lawsuit if you meet at least one of these conditions. Regardless of the facts surrounding your crash, an experienced Chicago automobile accident lawyer should be called immediately if you were injured in an accident that was not your fault.

Anyone injured in a car accident that might have been avoided due to the carelessness or indifference of another motorist in Illinois has the legal right to full and fair compensation for their losses and suffering. In Illinois, the odds of an accident victim collecting substantial monetary compensation from negligent drivers or insurance companies increase dramatically if they seek legal counsel as quickly as possible after the occurrence.

For your accident claim to have the best chance of success, our legal team at D&W Law Group goes above and beyond. We are fully versed in the intricacies of our state’s legal system after years of gaining hard-earned experience. For a free consultation with our Chicago personal injury lawyers, call 312-888-8888. We’ll analyze the circumstances of your accident claim as well as your unique needs and goal for your case.

When you call our Chicago personal injury lawyers, we can set up a free, no-obligation case examination. Moreover, we will help you in gathering the facts of your case and carefully examining all legal options open to you in order to guarantee that justice is served as promptly as feasible. Needless to say, we will do all in our ability to protect your legal rights and those of your family at this difficult 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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