Rockford, IL (December 18, 2019) – Sources have reported that a serious accident happened in Rockford around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. It took place at North Springfield Avenue and Safford Road. There were injuries as a result of the multi-vehicle crash.
There were three ambulances that came to the scene to provide aid to the injured parties. At least one person is said to have life-threatening injuries and maybe in critical condition after the crash. There is no word on any other victim’s injuries or current conditions.
One victim did require extraction from their vehicle by the emergency services personnel. The West Suburban Fire Department, the Rockford Police Department, and the Northwest Fire Department came to the scene.
The cause of the accident has not been reported. The RPD is still investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents With Injuries In Rockford
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports that there were 21 fatalities from traffic accidents so far in 2019. In the United States, there are more than 6 million accidents that occur yearly in the country. Half of these will have injuries while more than 2 million individuals will have disabling injuries. After an accident, the Wisconsin Statute 346.70(1) indicates that a report to authorities must be made when there are injuries, significant damage to a vehicle, and damage to government property. Most states in the country require reporting an accident that has injuries.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are on the side of victims who sustained serious injuries after an accident. We understand the challenges that injured victims face. We will work with you after your accident to provide you the best legal services to help you see your full legal justice. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will work hard to ensure you see a fair settlement at the conclusion of your personal injury claim.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight the insurance companies aggressively on your behalf. 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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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.