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Gary, IL – Victims Hurt in Car Crash on I-80/94 Near Grant St

Gary, IL - Victims Hurt in Car Crash on I-80/94 Near Grant St

Gary, IL (April 24, 2023) – Two automobiles allegedly crashed on a local highway in the Gary area outside of Chicago on Monday, April 24, leaving a handful of victims with injuries.

The scene of the accident was surrounded by police and emergency vehicles, as seen by news reports. On the westbound side of I-80/94 at Grant Street in Gary, police officers arrived at about 7:25 p.m. to begin their investigation. As traffic piled up at the Illinois–Indiana border, one injured person was reportedly transferred by EMS to a hospital.

Although the inquiry is ongoing, the police have not released any new details. However, the GPD has requested that anybody with details about the incident get in contact.

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones at this time.

Injury Car Crashes Across Illinois

Nearly 97,000 accidents occurred in Illinois in a recent year alone, according to police data. Nearly 1,025 people have lost their lives as a result of these incidents. Tragically, the three leading causes of fatal car accidents are drunk driving, striking a stationary object, and excessive speed.

The majority of fatalities and serious injuries in Cook County occur on highways with four or six lanes of traffic. Moreover, a quarter of all accidents in Illinois occur in the Chicago metropolitan region, according to publicly accessible figures.

Thankfully, those who have suffered physical injuries and emotional distress due to a crash are also eligible to file a claim for damages. If you’re a Chicago resident harmed in an automobile accident due to another driver’s carelessness, you should contact an attorney immediately.

If someone else’s negligence caused your injuries in a car accident, you have the legal right to seek financial restitution in the state of Illinois. If you were hurt in a car accident in Illinois, you should talk to a lawyer about your options. You may have trouble negotiating a reasonable payment with the negligent driver’s insurance company if you don’t have legal representation.

The D&W Law Group has extensive knowledge of both state and local laws, so you can trust us to build and thoroughly review your accident claim. In the event of an accident in Chicago, Illinois, please get in touch with our law office immediately. The first consultation with me is always free of charge. Call 312-888-8888 to speak with a representative.

Our Chicago personal injury lawyers will help you collect evidence and figure out what to do if you were wounded in a vehicle accident. We will fight for your legal rights in and out of court. Even if things are tough right now, please know that we are committed to doing all in our power to see that justice is served in your case. We know firsthand how difficult and unpleasant it can be to deal with the fallout of a vehicle accident, which is why we will use every available legal strategy to ensure that you and your loved ones get the justice you deserve.

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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