Chicago, IL – 11 Injured in School Bus Crash on I-55 at MM 246

Chicago, IL (May 21, 2024) – A major bus crash reported in Grundy County left several people injured. The accident was reported to law enforcement at around 8:30 a.m. on May 21.

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Reports show that three school buses were traveling northbound on Interstate 55 during the morning hours. One of the buses attempted to stop to avoid striking another bus but was unable to do so successfully. As a result, the bus crashed into the second bus near mile marker 246. The second bus then crashed into the third bus. A total of eleven people were injured in the crash. The victims were transported to Morris Hospital for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

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Auto Accidents in Illinois

Car accidents that lead to serious injuries are far too frequent in the Chicagoland area. While it’s impossible to control how others drive, you do have the power to seek compensation if you’re injured because of someone else’s careless driving. The steps you take right after a car accident are crucial for the success of your claim. For example, keeping evidence safe and getting medical care quickly are key actions that help prove who was at fault and how badly you were hurt.

Dealing with the responsible driver or their insurance company is probably the last thing you want to handle after being in an accident. Fortunately, you don’t have to go through it alone. At Ankin Law, our team of injury attorneys in Chicago is ready to step in and ensure the person at fault covers your losses while you concentrate on getting better. Our lawyers will manage your claim from beginning to end, working hard to secure the highest compensation possible for you.

We are dedicated to offering personal injury victims and their families both caring and thorough legal services. We’re here to guide you through the often complex legal processes that follow an accident.

Our goal is to build a strong case for you, aiming to secure the compensation you need to confidently move past this event. If you’ve been in a significant car accident, reach out to our Chicago car accident attorneys at 844-600-0000 to explore your options. Our consultations are free, giving you a chance to share the details of your situation with us.

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