Rockford, IL (February 1, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident occurred on Saturday around 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of North Second Street and West Lane Road.
There were multiple victims injured as a result of the crash. Most of the injuries were reported to be non-life threatening. An ambulance was on the scene to provide medical aid to the injured victims.
It is not clear what caused the accident. The Rockford Police Department is still investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Multi-Car Crashes In Rockford
In 2017 speeding was the cause of 33.2% of all crashes in Illinois. Approximately 37.9% of the crashes ended with injuries. There are more than 3 million injury crashes that take place across the country each year. The leading cause of personal injury in the United States is car accidents. A driver or passenger is 30 times less likely to be ejected from a car if they are wearing a seatbelt.
You deserve a full and fair settlement when you were injured in a crash by a negligent party. The medical expenses, missed wages, pain, and suffering, and mental distress you will have to endure get expensive fast. With the help of an experienced lawyer, you increase your chances of obtaining the most compensation for your damages. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who have your best interests in mind.
The Rockford personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will examine your accident situation and advise you on the best way to move forward with your personal injury claim. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will discuss the options available to you based on your unique circumstances.
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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.