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Chicago, IL – Two-Vehicle Crash, Injuries on I-80 at Harlem Ave & Maple Rd

Chicago, IL - Two-Vehicle Crash, Injuries on I-80 at Harlem Ave & Maple Rd

Chicago, IL (August 16, 2022) – Two vehicles collided on a major Chicago area highway on Tuesday night, August 16. This prompted the deployment of many law enforcement vehicles and Chicagoland first responders.

The Chicago Police Department was sent to eastbound I-80 at 10:25 p.m. There was an accident between two cars in the right lanes of the road between Harlem Avenue and Maple Road, causing them to be closed. According to reports, emergency personnel rushed one patient to a hospital in the Chicago area.

In spite of this, officials are still looking into the matter, but thus far, they have found nothing new. The CPD, on the other hand, has asked that anybody who may have relevant information get in touch.

We sincerely offer our sincere condolences to the victims of today’s multiple-vehicle collision and hope for their full recovery.

Accident and Injury Reports From the Chicago Metropolitan Area

In 2013, there were about 97,000 automobile events in Illinois, according to analyses of traffic accidents. More than 910 events resulted in over 1,025 fatalities. Drunk driving, hitting a stationary object, and excessive speeding are the three most common causes of fatal car accidents.

It has been shown that the greatest deaths and serious injuries take place at the most hazardous junctions in Cook County. According to recently released data, the greater Chicago metropolitan region is responsible for more than a quarter of all traffic accidents in the state of Illinois.

Those who are hurt in auto accidents often have to bear the costs associated with another person’s carelessness. Injuries to the body may have a significant psychological and economic impact, both of which are often disregarded.

Victims may also seek compensation for the emotional distress they’ve endured as a result of the tragedy. Contact a Chicago automobile accident attorney without delay if you were not at fault for the crash.

You have the legal right to seek justice and financial compensation in Illinois if you were injured in a car accident due to the carelessness or recklessness of another motorist. Anyone involved in an automobile accident in Illinois should immediately contact an attorney. Obtaining fair compensation from the negligent motorist or their insurance company might be difficult without a lawyer’s help.

D&W Law Group‘s familiarity with the local and statewide legal systems allows us to create and assess a strong accident claim meticulously. If you’ve been injured, need help filing a claim, or just want more information, don’t hesitate to contact our Chicago personal injury attorneys. Please contact us at 312-888-8888 to set up a free first consultation.

If you were injured in Chicago, our personal injury attorneys are here to assist you in gathering evidence and determining your next course of action. A member of your family who has been hurt may be entitled to financial compensation. We pledge to vigorously advocate on your behalf and those of your loved ones in the courtroom. In this difficult time, we will do all in our power to see that justice is served for you and your loved ones and will exhaust every option on behalf of your claim.

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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