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Chicago, IL – Rosia Mitchell Killed in Car Accident on Dan Ryan Expy

Chicago, IL - Rosia Mitchell Killed in Car Accident on Dan Ryan Expy

Chicago, IL (April 14, 2023) – On Friday morning, April 14, a vehicle accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway claimed the life of a local woman.

When officers from the Illinois State Police arrived at the scene of the crash, they reportedly discovered a body in the middle of the road.

ISP reported that the driver of a Jeep Wrangler apparently fell out of their vehicle or may have exited the car after a separate crash on the highway. That driver was then hit by two other motorists, one of whom fled the scene.

Rosia Mitchell, an associate principal at Brookwood Junior High School in Glenwood, was identified as the victim of the collision by the school district.

In the meantime, no other details have been released, and officers are continuing to investigate.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Rosia Mitchell.

Deadly Vehicle Wrecks in Chicagoland

Each year, risky, reckless, and inattentive driving accounts for the vast majority of deadly vehicle accidents reported to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). Data show that almost half of all automobile accidents happen at intersections, with the remaining largest share going to high-speed collisions on highways.

Needless to say, there are a lot of traffic accidents in Cook County, and they tend to cluster near busy intersections. According to data compiled by the state, more than a quarter of all traffic accidents in Illinois occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan region.

No matter what led to the accident, the victims and their families are often responsible for covering the costs associated with the damages caused by the carelessness of others. What’s more, those who are directly impacted by these tragic occurrences may feel helpless in the face of severe psychological stress and countless medical expenditures.

However, if you or a loved one were hurt or killed as a result of these incidents, you might be able to take legal action. If you were involved in a car accident in Chicago that was not your fault, you should immediately consult with a lawyer.

Accident victims who sustain injuries due to another driver’s negligence or recklessness in Illinois are entitled to financial compensation under the state’s legislation. Nevertheless, it is vital for accident victims to have competent legal counsel since getting complete and adequate monetary compensation from drivers or their insurance companies may be difficult.

Our attorneys at D&W Law Group have the experience with Illinois’s complex legal system necessary to file a successful accident claim. Furthermore, our knowledgeable and compassionate legal team will leave no stone unturned in pursuing the just compensation which you are due after a preventable accident.

If you or a loved one have been hurt in a vehicle accident in the Chicago area, please get in touch with our personal injury lawyers immediately.

When you want to schedule an initial, no-cost consultation that’s personalized to your needs, call the D&W Law Group at 312-888-8888. When you’ve been hurt in Chicago, you need an attorney to help you get justice quickly. Our firm has a team of personal injury lawyers who can assess your situation, gather evidence, and represent you in court.

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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