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Chicago, IL – One Fatality, Two Injuries Reported in I-94 Car Accident at 159th St

Chicago, IL - One Fatality, Two Injuries Reported in I-94 Car Accident at 159th St

Chicago, IL (February 19, 2023) – An early Sunday morning collision on Interstate 94 has resulted in one fatality and two injuries, according to officers with the Chicago Police Department.

At around 3:20 a.m., a collision occurred in the southbound lanes of 159th Street in South Holland.

ISP reports that one driver struck a guardrail after a separate accident. According to preliminary reports from the Illinois State Police, a man was discovered in the left lane and declared deceased at the scene.

Two passengers in the car were sent to a local hospital. A woman was sent with injuries that were not life-threatening, while a male was transported with life-threatening injuries.

The ages of the victims cannot be determined.

No more information was available, but police asked anybody who witnessed or had information about the occurrence to contact the ISP. An investigation remains active at this time.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the deceased victim’s family. Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their families in hopes of their complete recovery.

Chicagoland Traffic Accidents

Approximately 90,000 or more people were killed or injured in motor vehicle accidents in Illinois in 2017. There were probably a thousand of these instances, and as a consequence, perhaps 970 individuals died. According to studies, driving under the influence, excessive speed, and collisions with immovable objects are the three major causes of death in automobile accidents.

The bulk of traffic collisions in Cook County and the surrounding area occur at intersections. According to statistics from the most recent year, more than a quarter of all auto accidents in Illinois occur in the Chicago metropolitan region.

If you were harmed in an accident that might have been avoided, the motorist at fault should pay for your medical expenses. Patients must face the emotional pain of their injuries as well as the stress and unhappiness of contemplating how they will pay their hospital expenses, medical fees, and other connected charges.

You may be eligible to bring a case if you or a loved one have been hurt as a consequence of one of these conditions. If you were wounded in an automobile accident that was not your fault in Chicago, you should immediately see an attorney.

In Illinois, you may file a claim for personal injury against the negligent motorist who caused your injuries. Accident victims in Illinois should contact an attorney as soon as possible after an accident since doing so may expedite settlement talks with the at-fault party and their insurer.

If you have been hurt in an accident, D&W Law Group can help you build a compelling case for financial compensation since we are experienced with the state’s legal system. Contact our Chicago personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. Dial 312-888-8888 for more information or to schedule a free first consultation about your accident claim.

Contact our Chicago office to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. We will research all of your legal choices, assist you in organizing the specifics of your case, and work expeditiously to get the most favorable result. In this difficult time, we pledge to do all in our ability to protect your legal rights and those of your loved ones and get 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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