Rockford, IL – Injury Accident at 16th Av & S 4th St
April 14, 2020
Rockford, IL (April 14, 2020) – An accident occurred at the intersection of South 4th Street and 16th Avenue on Tuesday, April 14th. According to reports, two vehicles were involved in the accident, which ended with injuries.
A black truck, one of the vehicles involved, rolled over onto its roof as a result of the collision. Several first responders were on the scene. The Rockford Police Department, as well as the Rockford Fire and Rescue department were present at the scene to provide aid to the injured parties and clear the scene of subsequent debris.
One of the injured parties required transportation to the emergency room for further treatment. It has not been reported how severe the victim’s injuries were.
The cause of the accident has not been confirmed. RPD continues to investigate.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Car Crashes in Rockford
Every year there are over 6 million automobile accidents that take place in the United States. Over 3 million people sustain some form of injury in car accidents. The high amount of injury accidents the country has makes car accidents the leading cause behind personal injury. In the state of Illinois in 2011, there were more than 770 accidents every day according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The state had 84,172 injured people from car crashes or approximately 9 people suffering injuries from crashes every day in 2011.
After an accident where you or a loved one sustained injuries, you deserve compensation for the damages you had to endure. The Janesville automobile accident attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices care about victims’ rights and we will fight on your behalf so you obtain a fair settlement after your accident experience. It is important to seek legal representation after an accident to obtain the most amount of compensation possible.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will be by your side helping you with your case and answering all of your questions about the personal injury claims process along the way. Call us today to set up a free consultation for residents of Wisconsin or for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys is looking forward to meeting with you and discussing your accident experience.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.