In Chicago, Illinois an auto accident on the Dan Ryan critically injured 3 on Sunday, according to the Chicago Sun Times. The car rolled over at 43rd Street just after 10:00 a.m. The injured were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, and Mount Sinai Hospital.
The Illinois State Police report that 2 people were ejected from the vehicle and one was pinned inside and had to be removed by emergency workers. Troopers further indicated that speed may have played a role, and that some of the injured were not seat belted. None of the injuries are supposed to be life threatening. The names of the parties in the car accident have not been released.
In this type of case, the passengers of the vehicle will have a civil claim against the driver. They will be able to recover for their medical bills, injuries, loss of normal life, and any loss of income they incur as a result of the car crash. It is likely that personal injury lawyers will soon be involved in this matter.
These comments were posted by David Abels, a personal injury and auto accident lawyer who represents clients throughout the Chicago area and the entire State of Illinois. Many of his clients come from Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, McHenry County, Kane County, and Will County, as well as nearby neighborhoods and towns such as Bridgeport, Hyde Park, South Shore, Jackson Park, Blue Island, Robbins, Oak Forrest, Tinley Park, South Holland, Joliet, and Aurora.
Accident lawyers from his firm handle all types of injuries from car crashes, including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and severe head injuries. They also handle wrongful death cases for people who have lost loved ones because another person was negligent and caused a fatal car accident.