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Hanover Park, IL – Several Drivers Collide on Rte 19/Irving Park Rd at East Ave, Causing Injuries

Hanover Park, IL - Several Drivers Collide on Rte 19/Irving Park Rd at East Ave, Causing Injuries

Hanover Park, IL (August 24, 2022) – Two cars were involved in a rear-end collision on a major roadway in the Hanover Park neighborhood, northwest of Chicago, on the evening of Wednesday, August 24.

News footage showed an array of police cars and rescue workers at the area of the crash. At roughly 6:35 p.m., as westbound Irving Park Road neared Barrington Road, the Hanover Park Police Department sent police to the intersection of East Avenue for the on-site investigation into the collision. One injured victim was reportedly taken by ambulance to a hospital in the Chicago area.

The police have not made any new discoveries despite continuing their investigation. The HPPD, however, has asked that anyone with information on this incident get in touch with them.

Our thoughts are with the victims of the multiple-car accident that occurred today.

Injuries and Accidents in the Greater Chicago Area

According to data gathered from police departments, there were over 97,000 accidents involving drivers from Illinois in 2013. Regrettably, over 1,025 people have lost their lives in these 910 events. Drunk driving, hitting a stationary object, and going too fast are the three most common causes of fatal car accidents.

High-traffic intersections and four- and six-lane motorways account for the bulk of Cook County’s fatalities and serious injuries. What’s more, well over a quarter of all traffic accidents in Illinois occur in the Chicago metropolitan area, according to previously published statistics.

Those who suffer harm in automobile accidents are frequently the ones who must pay the price for the carelessness of others. People tend to only consider the physical consequences of an accident and not the psychological or financial aftereffects. Those who have endured mental anguish as a direct result of the catastrophe can also seek compensation. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with a Chicago attorney if you feel you were wrongfully accused of causing an automobile accident.

The law in Illinois allows you to seek compensation from the at-fault driver if they caused an accident that resulted in your injuries. Get in touch with a lawyer in your area if you’ve been involved in an automobile accident in the state of Illinois. Without a lawyer, you may have a hard time negotiating a fair settlement with the insurance company for the careless motorist.

Since D&W Law Group is well-versed in both state and municipal law, you can rely on us to ensure that your accident claim will be drafted and evaluated thoroughly. Have you been injured, or is someone you care about hurt from a car wreck, and you’re at a loss for what to do? Please contact our Chicago personal injury attorneys without delay. The first consultation with us is on the house. Just give us a call at 312-888-8888.

If you were injured in a car accident taking place in the Windy City, our personal injury lawyers in Chicago could help you gather evidence and figure out what to do next. The people you care about may be eligible for financial compensation if they have been wounded. We’ll fight hard in court to protect you and your family’s interests. Understand that even in this trying time, we will do everything in our ability to pursue justice on your behalf.

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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