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Gary, IL – Multi-Vehicle Accident, Injuries on I-80/94 at MLK Dr

Gary, IL - Multi-Vehicle Accident, Injuries on I-80/94 at MLK Dr

Gary, IL (May 29, 2022) – A multiple-vehicle accident took place in Gary, just outside of Chicago, on Sunday afternoon, May 29, according to local authorities.

Gary Police reported that the driver of a passenger vehicle was traveling in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80/94 at the Martin Luther King Drive exit when they collided with another car, which appeared to be an SUV. Both vehicles were traveling in the right lanes when the incident took place.

Two people suffered mild to moderate but non-life-threatening injuries, though their current conditions were not made available. Traffic was backed up to Chase Street while the GPD worked the scene.

Police did not say if charges in connection with the incident are currently pending. The investigation remains ongoing.

The injured victims of this accident are in our thoughts, with hopes of a full recovery for all involved.

Multiple-Vehicle Accidents in Chicagoland

Authorities with the Federal Highway Administration record more than 2.5 million junction occurrences each year (FHA). The bulk of these collisions are caused by inattentive or left-turning drivers. And, according to the authorities, these intersections account for more than 41% of all vehicle accidents in the United States.

Cook County, unfortunately, has a high rate of motor vehicle accidents, with many of them occurring at busier junctions. Furthermore, according to state officials, about one-quarter of all vehicle accidents in Illinois occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan region.

When victims of accidents suffer injuries as a result of the carelessness of others, it is they and their families that bear the brunt of the consequences. Regardless of what caused the crash, this is true. Victims must navigate a hard and unpleasant route that includes excruciating psychological anguish, excessive medical expenses, and financial burden.

If you’ve been injured in one of these accidents, or if you’ve lost a loved one as a consequence of one of these accidents, you may be able to pursue a range of legal options. After being engaged in an incident that wasn’t your fault, you should contact an automobile accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible.

If you were injured in an auto accident in Illinois as a consequence of another driver’s irresponsible or distracted driving, you have the right to seek compensation via the legal system. However, since obtaining a full and reasonable monetary settlement from drivers or their insurance companies may be challenging, it is critical for accident victims to hire skilled Illinois legal representation.

Because the attorneys at D&W Law Group are well-versed in the complexities of our state’s legal system, we understand what it takes to build a strong accident claim.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of our Chicago-area personal injury lawyers as soon as possible.

Call the D&W Law Group at 312-888-8888 to learn more about setting up a free consultation that is targeted to your individual needs. Our dedicated personal injury lawyers in Chicago are ready to investigate your legal options, aid you in organizing the facts of your case, and assist you in obtaining justice right now.

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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