Woodstock, IL – Three Hospitalized in Collision on Rte 176 at Dean St

Woodstock, IL (May 25, 2024) – A collision on Saturday in the north suburbs left three people hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries.

Woodstock, IL - Three Hospitalized in Collision on Rte 176 at Dean St

According to the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, the collision occurred at around 2:25 p.m. in McHenry County, at the junction of Route 176 and Dean Street.

Per fire rescue crews who assisted at the scene, a minivan, and a motorcycle were involved in the collision. Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, the two people riding in the vehicle were not breathing, and one of them was being given CPR by an onlooker. Both of the victims, who suffered severe, potentially fatal injuries, were taken to hospitals by helicopter and ambulance, respectively, stated authorities.

According to authorities, the man operating the minivan also sustained injuries and was sent to a hospital with non-life-threatening wounds. The collision is being investigated by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the Lakewood Police Department.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones. We offer our best wishes for their complete recovery.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents in Illinois

In the Chicagoland area, car accidents leading to serious injuries happen more often than we’d like to admit. If you find yourself hurt because someone else was driving carelessly, remember that you have the right to seek compensation, even though avoiding such situations might not always be in your control. Taking action quickly after a car accident is crucial because it can greatly influence your ability to file a successful claim. Documenting everything and seeking medical attention without delay is essential for showcasing the extent of your injuries and identifying who was at fault.

The thought of approaching the driver who caused the accident or dealing with their insurance company can be overwhelming. The good news is that you don’t have to face it alone. With a Chicago injury lawyer from Ankin Law by your side, you can focus on getting better while we assure you the person responsible for your accident covers your losses. Our attorneys are here to take care of your claim from start to finish, ensuring you receive the maximum compensation you’re entitled to.

At Ankin Law, our Woodstock car accident lawyers are committed to offering caring and efficient legal support to those injured in car accidents and their families. We’re here to help you through the complicated legal process that follows an accident.

We aim to build a strong case on your behalf to secure the compensation you need to overcome this difficult time. If you’ve been involved in a significant car accident, don’t hesitate to call our Chicagoland car accident lawyers at 312-600-0000. We provide free consultations where we listen to your story and discuss how we can help you move forward.

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