Rockford, IL (January 28, 2020) – A serious crash between two vehicles and a semi took place around 3:30 p.m. near Bus-20 and the city town hall. There were injuries but the severity of the injuries has not been released.
A black passenger sedan was located in a ditch off the side of the road with extensive damage sustained. A tan passenger sedan was in the middle of the road with significant front end damage. The semi involved in the accident had minor damages and was off to the side of the road.
The Rockford Police Department and the Rockford Fire and Rescue were on there to block off the accident scene and help with the cleanup. Emergency medical personnel were providing aid to the injured parties. The number and severity of the injuries have not yet been released.
The authorities told the public to avoid the area. The investigation into the cause of the crash remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Collisions With Semi’s In Rockford
There were almost 5,000 large trucks and buses involved in fatal crashes in 2017 which was up by 9% from the previous year. Crashes with injuries that involved large trucks or buses increased from 2009 to 2017 according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). From 2016 to 2017 large trucks that were involved in injury crashes rose by 5%.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are committed to providing effective legal representation for victims of serious injuries in Wisconsin and Illinois. We know how difficult it is to recover and heal from catastrophic injuries. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will work diligently on your behalf so that you see your legal justice and obtain a full and fair settlement.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight on your behalf so that you see your best outcome after an accident that was not your fault. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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