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Chicago, IL – Multi-Driver Crash, Injuries on I-294 at Stevenson Expy & Archer Ave

Chicago, IL - Multi-Driver Crash, Injuries on I-294 at Stevenson Expy & Archer Ave

Chicago, IL (February 26, 2023) – On Sunday afternoon, February 26, police units were sent to the scene of a car accident that had occurred on a highway in the Chicago region.

The Chicago Police Department was alerted at 3:50 p.m., and officers reached the scene on I-294 shortly thereafter. A two-car accident occurred just before the exit to Interstate 55/the Stevenson Expressway and Archer Avenue, per the Chicago PD. One person was taken by ambulance to the hospital after they sustained injuries in the wreck, but their current condition is unknown.

Despite the absence of fresh leads, the investigation persists. In the meantime, the Chicago Police Department has issued a witness call and continues to investigate the crash.

The injured victims remain in our thoughts at this time.

Traffic Accidents in Chicago

The annual number of car accidents in Illinois is estimated to be 95,000. Over 920 distinct incidents resulted in the deaths of approximately 1,010 people. Most fatal car accidents involve one or more of the following factors: intoxicated drivers, collisions with fixed objects, and excessive speed.

Death or major injury-causing accidents occur often on or near busy streets in Cook County. More than a quarter of all traffic incidents in the state of Illinois occur in and around the greater Chicago metropolitan area, according to recently released data.

When an accident occurs, the victim is often made to pay the price for the carelessness of the other motorist. The exorbitant price of treatment adds emotional and financial stress to the patient’s already difficult situation.

In addition to physical harm, victims may seek recompense for the emotional distress brought on by the disaster or the unjustifiable loss of a loved one. Do not hesitate to contact a Chicago car accident attorney if you or a loved one has been wounded in a crash that was not your fault.

If another driver’s negligence or illegal behavior caused your auto accident injuries, you have the right to seek justice and financial recompense in Illinois. After a car accident in Illinois, anyone involved should not think twice about seeing an attorney. You may have difficulty obtaining full compensation from the negligent driver’s insurance company without legal representation.

D&W Law Group‘s local attorneys are prepared to fight for your accident settlement because they know the local laws inside and out. If you’ve been wounded in Chicago and want answers or to file a claim, please contact our personal injury attorneys right now. Dial 312-888-8888 to schedule your no-cost introductory consultation.

If you or a loved one have questions following a car accident injury in the Chicago area, our personal injury attorneys are here to help. After an accident, you shouldn’t have to worry about how you’ll pay the bills or support your loved ones.

Your legal rights and those of your loved ones are extremely important to us, and we will do everything in our power to protect them at this trying time. In our quest for justice for you and your loved ones, we will explore all avenues.

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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