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Chicago, IL – One Dead, One Injured in Collision on Paxton Ave

Chicago, IL (May 4, 2024) – One person is dead and another is injured after a crash that happened Saturday evening on the city’s South Side, Chicago police said. Police added that the crash happened in the 9500 block of South Paxton Avenue in the Calumet Heights area just before 8:15 p.m.

Officers responded to the scene, where a silver sedan had collided with a red SUV at an intersection. The sedan’s driver, whose age was not immediately known, was pronounced dead on the scene. Police said a male passenger in the sedan was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center for unknown injuries. Three adults inside the SUV were not seriously injured and refused treatment on the scene, police added. No citations were pending, but Area Two detectives are still investigating.

Our deepest condolences are with the deceased victim’s family. Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones.

Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Chicago

Every day, thousands of cars are involved in major collisions and multi-vehicle incidents on Chicago’s and the country’s thoroughfares and expressways. A significant fraction of these crashes fall under the category of normal fender-benders, which often cause only little property damage and minor injuries that may be fixed without further action. However, far too many accidents result in deaths or serious injuries because of the carelessness of another driver.

Fortunately, if another driver’s negligence resulted in your injuries in an automobile accident, you can seek monetary compensation and restitution. In the event of a car accident in Illinois, accident victims need to see an attorney immediately.

After an accident, the knowledgeable and caring personal injury lawyers at The Romaker Law Firm in the Chicago region can address any questions you may have. Do not wait to pursue the compensation to which you are entitled if another driver’s carelessness resulted in your injury or the death of a loved one in an avoidable auto accident.

Make an appointment for a free consultation with the Chicago car accident lawyers at the Romaker Law Firm. For more than twenty years, we have been helping residents of Chicago and the state of Illinois get the fair compensation they need to replace their losses after an accident.

Don’t hesitate to phone our car accident lawyer in Chicago at 312-377-7000 to learn how to move forward after an auto accident that’s occurred through no fault of your own. You and your family deserve justice after a crash has turned your lives upside-down.

Note: Our team of writers relies on secondary sources such as local news reports, police reports, social media platform posts, and eyewitness accounts about accidents in and around Chicago. It's important to note that our firm hasn't independently verified the details of this specific incident. Therefore, if you find anything inaccurate in our post, please contact The Romaker Law Firm so we can correct it right away. We will remove a post if requested.

Disclaimer: If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The content herein is not meant to serve as legal or medical advice. Additionally, the photograph accompanying this post is unrelated to the described accident scene.

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