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Irving Park, IL – Eight Hospitalized After Two-Car Collision at Peterson & Kimball Aves

Irving Park, IL - Eight Hospitalized After Two-Car Collision at Peterson & Kimball Aves

Irving Park, IL (March 21, 2023) – On Tuesday evening, eight individuals were sent to hospitals after a two-car collision in Irving Park, according to authorities.

The collision at the junction of West Peterson Avenue and North Kimball Avenue resulted in the rollover of at least one car, per officers from the Chicago Police Department.

Per a 9:00 p.m. tweet from the Chicago Fire Department, eight patients were transported to various trauma facilities after the accident. The victims’ conditions were not immediately known.

In the meantime, the inquiry is still underway, and no other details have been disclosed. Any witnesses to the crash were asked to step forward and aid the CPD in their investigation.

We extend our thoughts to the injured victims and their loved ones. We hope for their complete recovery.

Car Accidents in the Chicago Metropolitan Area

In one recent year, there were nearly 95,000 vehicle accidents in Illinois, according to government figures. More than 900 different accidents resulted in the deaths of around 980 people. The three most common factors in fatal car accidents are drinking and driving, head-on collisions with immovable objects, and driving at excessively high speeds.

In Cook County, the majority of fatal and injury-causing traffic accidents occur on major highways or close to busy junctions. According to recently released statistics from the state of Illinois, the greater Chicago metropolitan region accounts for more than 25% of all traffic accidents.

Motor vehicle accident victims often shoulder the consequences of other people’s negligence. Patients must deal with rising costs, mounting medical bills, and other financial challenges in addition to the stress and suffering brought on by accident-related injuries.

The victims may also be entitled to damages for their damages or for the loss of a loved one brought on by an accident that’s occurred through no fault of their own. If you weren’t at fault for the collision in which you suffered injuries, you must immediately speak with a Chicago car accident lawyer.

You have the right to pursue financial compensation and justice for your injuries if you were hurt in a car accident in Illinois that resulted from another motorist’s carelessness or inattention. In Illinois, accident victims are strongly advised to get legal counsel as soon as possible after the incident since it may be challenging to obtain just and thorough compensation from the at-fault motorist or their insurance provider without such help.

Our team here at the D&W Law Group can build and streamline an effective accident claim because we have vast experience and a thorough grasp of the legal system in our state. If you wish to submit your claim right now or have any concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Chicago personal injury attorneys. To schedule an appointment for a free consultation, call 312-888-8888.

Our personal injury lawyers would help you gather evidence for your case and carefully assess your legal options if you were hurt in an accident in the Chicago region. You could be eligible for financial aid if you or a member of your family has been hurt. During this difficult time in your life, we will do all in our power to preserve your legal rights and your family’s interests.

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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