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Stevenson, IL – Multi-Vehicle Crash, Injuries on I-80 at La Grange Rd

Stevenson, IL - Multi-Vehicle Crash, Injuries on I-80 at La Grange Rd

Stevenson, IL (October 26, 2022) – According to local officials, a multiple-vehicle incident occurred in the Stevenson area on Wednesday, October 26.

The apparent rear-end collision happened when a passenger vehicle traveling on Interstate 80 eastbound at La Grange Road collided with another driver in the right lanes around 9:45 p.m., according to Stevenson Police.

Two persons were injured, but their present status is unclear. They suffered minor to moderate injuries and are both expected to recover.

Authorities said no charges are pending in connection with the incident at this time, although the investigation is still ongoing. While officers worked to clear the area, traffic was backed up all the way to 1st Avenue for around an hour.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims, and we hope for their complete recovery.

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Chicago

Every year, more than 2.5 million traffic accidents are recorded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) at the nation’s busiest intersections and major highways and interstates. The majority of these incidents are caused by inattentive or left-turning drivers, both on multi-lane thoroughfares and at busy intersections. According to officials, these locales are responsible for more than 40% of all automotive accidents in the United States.

Unfortunately, Cook County has a high rate of motor vehicle crashes, with a disproportionate majority of these occurrences occurring at more crowded intersections. Furthermore, one-fourth of all automotive accidents in Illinois occur in and around the Chicago metropolitan area, according to state officials.

People who are injured as a result of another person’s negligence will suffer the brunt of the incident’s repercussions, along with their families. This is true regardless of the circumstances that lead to the accident. Victims are forced to travel a perilous and harrowing path marked by intense psychological suffering, costly medical expenditures, and financial difficulty.

If you or a loved one has been wounded as a result of one of these incidents, or if you have lost a family member as a direct result of one of these incidences, you may have a variety of legal alternatives available to you. If you were involved in an accident that was not your fault, you should contact a car accident attorney in Chicago as soon as possible.

Because the lawyers at D&W Law Group are well-versed in and familiar with the complexity of our state’s legal system, we understand what must be done in order to build a viable accident claim. We suggest that you contact one of our personal injury attorneys servicing the Chicago area as soon as possible.

Call the D&W Law Group’s toll-free line, 312-888-8888, for additional information on how to schedule a free consultation tailored to your specific requirements. Our Chicago personal injury attorneys are ready to research the many legal alternatives accessible to you, help you in arranging the facts of your case, and assist you in securing justice as quickly as possible. You have the right to competent and experienced legal counsel, and we will do all in our power to safeguard your and your family’s interests during this trying time in your life.

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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