Chicago, IL – Two Adults, One Infant Hospitalized After Rollover Collision on I-290 at Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL (May 7, 2022) – An infant and two others suffered injuries in a rollover accident that took place on the Eisenhower Expressway early Saturday morning, May 7.
Chicago Fire Department crews were called to the crash just before 7:00 a.m. First responders reported to the westbound side of I-290 at Ogden Avenue and discovered that two vehicles collided, with an SUV that had rolled over onto its roof.
A 35-year-old woman, a 32-year-old man, and a 9-month-old boy were all taken to Stroger Hospital by ambulance in critical condition.
No further information was made available, though the officers with the Chicago Police Department are conducting an investigation.
Our thoughts are with those injured in this accident, along with their family members. We hope for their full recovery.
Rollover Car Accidents in Illinois
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollover incidents account for approximately 3% of all automobile accidents. However, these incidents account for around 35% of all passenger vehicle deaths.
In fact, statistics indicate that more than 20,000 drivers and passengers sustain serious or fatal injuries following rollover collisions. When these accidents occur, more than half of drivers and passengers are ejected, leading to catastrophic consequences.
Furthermore, Cook County has a higher rate of automobile accidents than other counties in the state. The Chicago metro area and Cook County account for up to 25% of all Illinois traffic accidents.
Unfortunately, multi-vehicle collisions are all too prevalent in Illinois, especially in the Chicagoland region. Regrettably, victims and their families pay the price when they are involved accidents caused by the irresponsible conduct of others.
Those affected by these major accidents may feel as if they have nowhere to turn in the aftermath of a collision, whether they’re suffering from emotional distress and ongoing physical pain or mounting bills. Even worse, these victims and their families frequently face a difficult struggle with at-fault drivers and insurance companies.
However, if you or a loved one has been injured in one of these collisions, you may have a variety of legal alternatives available to you as you move forward. Contact a car accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible if you’ve been in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
Victims of careless or distracted driving in Illinois are entitled to seek compensation from the accountable person under state law. But victims may find it difficult to receive their fair monetary settlement on their own. That is why it is essential for accident victims to get legal representation as soon as possible following a serious crash.
When you’ve been in an avoidable accident that’s left you with a mountain of medical expenses, long-term injuries, and emotional trauma, the D&W Law Group will go to every length to get you the full compensation and justice you deserve.
If you’ve been injured in a vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault, you should speak with a lawyer as quickly as possible. Please contact the D&W Law Group at 312-888-8888 for a free, no-obligation consultation that’s personalized to your specific circumstances. Our compassionate, devoted Chicago personal injury lawyers are ready to evaluate your legal options and assist you in seeking justice right now.
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