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Chicago, IL – Several Hurt in Car Accident on I-290 at Austin Blvd

Chicago, IL - Several Hurt in Car Accident on I-290 at Austin Blvd

Chicago, IL (December 3, 2022) – According to reports, one individual was moderately injured in a car crash that took place on Saturday, December 3, in the Chicago metropolitan region.

A major collision occurred at 4:40 p.m. on I-290 Inbound near the exit for Austin Boulevard. Chicago emergency medical services sent at least one patient to the hospital, but that patient’s condition is still unclear.

There were almost two hours of delays as a result of the event. The Chicago Police Department had cleaned up the scene by late evening; however, their investigation is still underway.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims in hopes of their complete recovery.

Injury Auto Accidents in the Chicago Area

Between 96,000 and 100,000 individuals were injured or lost their lives in automobile accidents in Illinois in 2017. Nearly 970 people lost their lives due to roughly 980 or more accidents. According to reports, the top three causes of deadly car accidents include high speeds, drunk driving, and collisions with fixed objects.

Car accidents in and around Cook County tend to cluster around busy intersections. According to the most up-to-date data from the state, almost a quarter of all auto accidents in the state of Illinois take place in the greater Chicago area.

The at-fault motorist must pay for any losses sustained directly from an avoidable traffic accident. One fact persists regardless of the outcome of the conversation. Patients have to cope with the stress and anguish of financial problems, as well as the stress and agony of mental suffering, due to factors such as mounting medical expenses, major injuries, and other financial issues.

You may have legal recourse if you or a loved one have suffered damages due to one of these diseases. You should talk to a lawyer right away if you’ve been hurt in a car accident that wasn’t your fault in Chicago.

A person injured in a vehicle accident that was someone else’s fault may file a claim for damages against the negligent driver in Illinois. Seeking legal counsel as soon as possible following an accident in Illinois is recommended since doing so may make it easier to negotiate a fair settlement with the motorist who was at blame and their insurance provider.

We at D&W Law Group understand the intricacies of the law in our state and can help you build a strong case for financial compensation if you have been injured in an accident. Don’t wait to get in touch with our Chicago accident lawyers. You may reach us at 312-888-8888 if you have questions about your accident claim or would want to set up a no-cost consultation.

In order to speak with one of our Chicago personal injury attorneys, just give us a call. We’ll look into your options in great detail, help you organize the details of your case, and go to work right away to make sure you’re taken care of fairly. We promise to fight for your rights and the interests of your loved ones in court and to get the maximum compensation to which you are entitled at this trying 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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