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Chicago, IL – Multiple Drivers Collide on I-94 Dan Ryan at I-57

Chicago, IL - Multiple Drivers Collide on I-94 Dan Ryan at I-57

Chicago, IL (October 5, 2022) – At least one person was seriously hurt in a crash that occurred on I-94 in the Chicago area on the evening of October 5.

Right around 6:25 p.m., an accident completely closed a handful of lanes on I-94 Dan Ryan Outbound at the I-57 exit. The current status and condition of the person(s) who were taken to the hospital by EMTs in Chicago are unknown at this time, however.

The accident caused hours of delays in traffic. Authorities from the Chicago Police Department cleaned up the scene and cleared the wreckage late that evening while an investigation continued.

Our thoughts remain with the injured victims and their families at this time.

Serious Vehicle Accidents Across Illinois

Statistics from the state of Illinois show that well over 90,000 people were injured or lost their lives in automobile accidents each year. More than a thousand terrible events resulted in the deaths of around 950 people. Authorities report that speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and collisions with fixed objects are the top causes of fatal car accidents.

It’s no surprise that most car accidents in and around Cook County take place near busy thoroughfares. According to the most recently available state data, more than a quarter of all auto accidents in Illinois happen in the Chicago metropolitan region.

People hurt in road accidents that might have been avoided must pay the price for the carelessness of others. That holds true no matter what the outcome of the conversation is. Patients have to deal with the stress and suffering of mental anguish in addition to rising medical costs, horrible physical injuries, and other financial concerns.

You may have legal options if you or a loved one has been harmed by one of these disorders. See a Chicago car accident lawyer without delay if you were not at fault in an accident.

You have the right to seek justice and full and fair compensation in Illinois if you were injured in a vehicle accident due to another driver’s negligence or inattention. Victims of car accidents in Illinois should see an attorney as soon as possible following their incident, as doing so on their own might make it very challenging to get enough compensation from the at-fault drivers or insurance companies.

We have confidence in our ability to submit a strong accident claim because our attorneys at D&W Law Group understand the intricacies of the legal system in our state. If you’ve been injured in Chicago, please contact our law firm right away. Contact us at 312-888-8888 for more details on arranging a free consultation that suits your unique needs and accident claim specifications.

What’s more, our seasoned Chicago personal injury attorneys are available for consultations at your convenience. We’ll investigate all of your potential legal avenues thoroughly, help you organize the details of your case, and move swiftly to get the justice you need. To help you through this difficult time, we will do all in our power to protect your legal rights and those of your loved ones, and we will spare no effort to maximize your chances of receiving the compensation to which you are entitled.

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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