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Gary, IL – Injury Car Accident on I-80/94 at MLK Dr Under Investigation

Gary, IL - Injury Car Accident on I-80/94 at MLK Dr Under Investigation

Gary, IL (September 26, 2022) – On September 26th, two vehicles collided in Gary, Illinois, outside of Chicago, while reversing.

News footage of the scene of the crash revealed an overwhelming presence of law enforcement and emergency personnel. Gary police officers arrived at the intersection of I-80/94 and Martin Luther King Drive around 11:00 p.m. to begin their investigation on the eastbound side of the highway. A wounded person was reportedly taken by emergency medical services (EMS) to an area hospital.

No further information has been disclosed by the authorities despite the ongoing nature of the investigation. The GPD has asked, however, that anyone with additional details on the incident get in touch.

We are thinking about the injured victims and hope for their full recovery at this time.

Traffic Accidents in Illinois Causing Injuries

According to 2013 Illinois police data, there were about 97,000 accidents in the state. These 910 events have resulted in the deaths of over 1,025 people. Drunk driving, hitting a stationary object, and going too fast are the three most common causes of fatal car accidents.

There are a disproportionate number of fatalities and serious injuries on multi-lane roadways in Cook County, particularly those with four or six lanes. Furthermore, according to available statistics, the Chicago metropolitan area accounts for 25% of all accidents in the state of Illinois.

Victims of car accidents often find themselves on the hook for the costs caused by the reckless behavior of others. Negligible mental and financial suffering is typically disregarded in favor of more obvious physical harm. Those who have experienced psychological trauma as a direct result of the accident can also seek compensation. Get in touch with a lawyer immediately if you’re a Chicago resident who’s been hurt in a car crash caused by another driver’s negligence.

In Illinois, you have the ability to sue for damages if an auto accident injury was caused by someone else’s carelessness. In Illinois, you should consult a lawyer about your legal rights and alternatives following an automobile accident. Without legal assistance, you may have problems negotiating a fair settlement with the insurance company of the irresponsible driver.

You may rely on the D&W Law Group to create and carefully examine your accident claim because of our in-depth familiarity with state and local regulations. Please contact our law firm right away if you’ve been injured in an accident in Chicago, Illinois. Your initial appointment with me is always at no cost. To reach a representative, dial 312-888-8888.

If you were hurt in a car accident in Chicago, our personal injury attorneys can assist you in gathering evidence and deciding on a course of action. We will defend your rights in court and on the negotiation table. Please know that even though things may be difficult at the moment, we will do everything in our power to ensure that justice is done in your situation. We have personal experience with the trauma that follows a car crash and will employ every legal tactic at our disposal to secure fair compensation for you and your loved ones.

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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