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Hammond, IL – I-80/94 Site of Injury Auto Accident at Kennedy Ave & Burr St

Hammond, IL - I-80/94 Site of Injury Auto Accident at Kennedy Ave & Burr St

Hammond, IL (July 4, 2022) – According to the Illinois State Police and the Hammond Police Department, an accident on westbound I-80/94 on the evening of July 4 resulted in serious injuries.

Due to the incident near Kennedy Avenue and Burr Street on Sunday, traffic was held up for about one mile. According to further information provided by local authorities, police responded to the incident involving two vehicles around 9:55 p.m.

Initial reports indicate that one person had serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. Owed in fact to the continuing investigation, many lanes of I-80/94 were closed, however, police could not provide any other information surrounding the crash.

We are thinking about the accident victims and wish them a speedy recovery.

Serious Injuries in Automobile Crashes in Hammond

According to official records, there were around 67,000 vehicle accidents in Illinois that resulted in at least 94,000 injuries. In addition, 930 tragic occurrences took the lives of nearly 950 people. According to authorities, the majority of fatal incidents were caused by vehicles colliding with immovable objects, intoxicated or drugged drivers, and excessive speed.

In and around Cook County, these and other sorts of traffic accidents are all too common, with the great majority happening at high-traffic intersections and major thoroughfares or interstates. According to the most recent state data, more than a quarter of all Illinois car accidents occur in the Chicago metropolitan region.

As a consequence, those wounded in vehicle accidents caused by someone else’s negligence must pay for their own medical care. Those afflicted with the condition must also contend with the emotional anguish caused by rising medical expenses, horrific physical injuries, and a variety of financial difficulties.

You may be able to initiate legal action if one or more of these conditions are met. If you were injured or suffered other damages in an automobile accident that was not your fault, you should immediately contact a Chicago car accident attorney.

In Illinois, if you are injured in an automobile accident that might have been avoided due to the carelessness or indifference of another driver, you have the legal right to get full and fair compensation for your injuries. When a victim of an accident in Illinois receives legal counsel as quickly as possible after the occurrence, their prospects of collecting large financial recompense from negligent drivers or insurance companies increase considerably.

Our legal team at D&W Law Group has full awareness of the complexities of the legal system in our state, which is required to file a legitimate accident claim. Our Chicago personal injury lawyers may be reached at 312-888-8888 to organize a free consultation during which we will analyze the particulars of your accident claim as well as your individual needs and wants.

Simply calling our Chicago personal injury lawyers can enable you to schedule a free, no-obligation examination of your case. In order to guarantee that justice is dispensed as swiftly as is humanly possible, we will help you in compiling the facts of your case and explore all of the legal options open to you in-depth. During this difficult time, we will do all possible to ensure that your legal rights and those of your family are protected.

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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