Chicago, IL – Four Hospitalized in Three-Car Wreck on 26th St

Chicago, IL (April 15, 2024) – A Sunday night collision in the Bridgeport area resulted in four injuries, one of which was critical.

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Chicago police say that just before 10:00 p.m., a 27-year-old woman driving a gray sedan failed to stop at a red light and collided with a Jeep in the 700 block of West 26th Street. The sedan also collided with another passenger vehicle shortly thereafter.

Four female victims of unknown age were transported to Stroger and Rush Hospitals by paramedics. One of the victims was listed in critical condition, and the injuries sustained by the others were serious but not life-threatening. The Major Accidents Unit of the CPD is investigating the collision, but no further details are available yet.

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones.

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Car Accidents in Chicago

Serious, injury-causing car accidents are all too common across Chicagoland. While there is nothing you can do to stop others from driving negligently, you do have options for seeking compensation if you get injured. Your actions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident can have a major impact on the outcome of your claim, so it is best to seek legal representation as soon as possible. For instance, by preserving evidence and seeking medical attention promptly, you will be able to show the necessary documentation to establish liability as well as the extent of your injuries.

After a car accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with the negligent motorist or their insurance company. The good news is, you don’t have to. With the help of a Chicago injury attorney from Ankin Law, you can hold the negligent party liable for your losses while focusing on recovery. Our lawyers will take the burden off of you by handling your claim from start to finish, ensuring you get the maximum compensation available to you.

Ankin Law’s car accident attorneys are committed to providing compassionate and diligent legal service to personal injury victims and their families. We offer experienced legal representation to help you navigate the complex legal system following your accident.

Let us build a solid case to get you the compensation you deserve so you can move forward from this incident with confidence. Call our car accident lawyers in Chicago at 844-600-0000 to learn more about your options after a major vehicle crash. We offer free consultations, where you can tell us more about your case.

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