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Niles, IL – Woman Rescued, Hospitalized After Head-on Collision at Howard St & Caldwell Ave

Niles, IL - Woman Rescued, Hospitalized After Head-on Collision at Howard St & Caldwell Ave

Niles, IL (September 12, 2022) – A two-car collision on Monday afternoon, September 12, left one driver critically hurt in Niles, a northern suburb of Chicago.

Niles authorities were notified shortly after 3:00 p.m. of the collision at Howard Street and Caldwell Avenue. According to the police report, a 71-year-old female driver of a Honda CR-V collided head-on with a 32-year-old female driver of a Lincoln Corsair.

After the Honda CR-V flipped, firefighters in Niles had to rescue the trapped motorist. She had sustained severe injuries and was sent to a local hospital.

According to the authorities, paramedics assessed the Corsair’s driver, who ultimately declined medical attention. Other than the drivers, no other person was traveling in either car at the time of the collision.

Police stated the junction of Howard Street and Caldwell Avenue would be blocked for an extended length of time while an investigation was conducted.

Our thoughts are with the wounded victims; we hope they recover fully and quickly.

Motor Vehicle Crashes in the Chicagoland Area

More than 1,025 persons lost their lives in accidents in the state of Illinois in 2013. Excessive speeding, collisions with immovable objects, and driver distraction have all been identified as leading causes of fatal automobile accidents in the state.

Cook County’s four- and six-lane roads are the scene of several major collisions and deaths each year. In addition, the Chicago area accounts for 26% of all accidents in the state of Illinois.

Accident victims are often forced to foot the bill for the carelessness of others on the road. Moreover, exposure to such situations might have negative effects on one’s health, mental state, and bank account. If you were hurt in a Chicago accident and think it was someone else’s fault, you should speak with an attorney right once.

In Illinois, a person who suffers damages as a result of an auto accident that was not their fault may pursue a personal injury case against the responsible party. If you were recently involved in one in Illinois, you might want to talk to a lawyer who focuses on auto accidents and personal injury claims. Needless to say, it may be challenging to settle with an at-fault driver’s insurance company on your own.

You may trust that the D&W Law Group will thoroughly examine your accident claim since our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of state and local regulations. If you or a loved one has been wounded in an accident in Chicago, Illinois, please contact our legal office right away. Make an appointment for a free first consultation for you and your loved ones by calling 312-888-8888 to speak with a representative.

In case of a vehicle accident, the Chicago-area personal injury lawyers we work with can advise you on what steps to take next and even assist you in gathering evidence. We will vigorously represent you in court if we determine that legal action is required to protect your rights and interests after your vehicle accident. You may be certain that we will spare no effort in seeking redress for you and will support you at every juncture of your claim or case.

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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