Rockford, IL (March 6, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident was reported at the turn-off ramp on the Bypass near Alpine Road. The incident was said to have taken place at 4:25 p.m. in the afternoon in Rockford.
There were injuries reported as a result of the crash and at least one person was reported to have needed extrication from their vehicle.
The Rockford EMS and the Rockford Police Department were on the scene to provide aid to the injured parties and determine how the crash was caused.
The details of the crash were not released and the RPD is still investigating. The public has been advised to avoid the area.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Crashes In Rockford
In 2017, the Illinois Department of Transportation reported that there were 311,679 traffic accidents in the state and 21.5% of them were injury crashes. This resulted in 66,889 injury crashes. When you wear your seatbelt, you reduce your risk for injuries in a crash by 50%.
The Janesville automobile accident attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight for you so that you can see the most compensation possible to help you with your damages after a crash. We understand how the insurance companies try to undercut victims and we will take them on so that receive a fair settlement. We will work with you so that you can focus on recovery.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will review your accident experience and provide you with options to move forward with a 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 answer all of your questions and work with you so your best interests are represented.
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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.