Chicago, IL – Two Children, One Adult Hurt in Collision on I-57
Chicago, IL (February 12, 2023) – On Sunday, February 12, two children and a sole adult were injured following a car accident in the Chicago area.
The crash took place on Interstate 57 near Bishop Ford Expressway at around 11:43 a.m. Two vehicles reportedly collided at the scene. The three victims were transported to a local hospital in serious to critical condition.
At this time, no further updates have been provided. The roadway was temporarily closed but has since been reopened.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Illinois
Road accident fatalities are rising in Illinois, according to a recent National Safety Council research. The state’s overall number of fatal crashes increased by an alarming 11% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the corresponding period in 2019. In Cook County, which features Chicago as its county seat, there were 269 fatal collisions in 2018 and 294 in 2019. In the county alone in 2020, there have been more than 170 fatal crashes documented.
While some car accidents are rather simple, like when two cars just hit, other accident situations can be far more complicated. Car accidents can result in significant losses, particularly if you were seriously hurt. Medical costs, bodily discomfort, lost wages and benefits, and mental grief is just a few examples of these losses. Your initial call should be to one of our knowledgeable Illinois auto accident attorneys for a case examination if you think you might be able to file a lawsuit following an automobile accident.
Without legal counsel, it may be difficult to obtain financial compensation from the insurance provider if you have been hurt in a car accident. Insurance firms have years of expertise in low-balling claims in order to protect their bottom line by paying as little as possible in settlements.
Your chances of succeeding in your personal injury lawsuit are significantly increased if you have a Chicago car accident attorney on your side. D&W Law Group will make every effort to guarantee that you get the money and medical care required for a full recovery. With the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney, you can begin your personal injury claim for compensation, bringing you that much closer to recovery. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact our offices as soon as possible at 312-888-8888.
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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.