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Chicago, IL – Two Hospitalized in Two-Car Crash on US 20

Chicago, IL (June 9, 2024) – One person was airlifted to a Chicago hospital, and another person also sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash that happened on June 7 in the Westchester Township area of Chicago, police reported.

The crash occurred at around 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and Brummitt Road, according to a release from Sgt. Ben McFalls, public information officer for the Porter County Sheriff’s Department. The initial investigation and witness statements showed a 1994 Chevrolet sport utility vehicle was westbound on U.S. Highway 20 and approaching the intersection with Brummitt Road when it collided with a 2024 Honda CRV going southbound.

Shortly thereafter, the female passenger of the Chevrolet was airlifted to the University of Chicago Medical Center (UChicago Medicine) with serious injuries. The male driver of the Honda was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. However, the Porter County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the incident, and no further details were released.

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones in hopes of their full recovery.

Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Illinois

Thousands of drivers are involved in major collisions and multi-vehicle incidents daily on Chicago’s and the country’s thoroughfares and expressways. A substantial 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 rectified without much further action. However, too many accidents result in deaths or serious injuries because of another driver’s carelessness.

Fortunately, if another driver’s negligence resulted in your injuries in an automobile accident, you can seek monetary compensation and restitution. In a car accident in Illinois, accident victims must see an attorney immediately. After an accident, the knowledgeable and caring Chicago car accident lawyers at The Romaker Law Firm can address any questions. 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 over 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. Do not hesitate to phone our attentive car accident lawyers in Chicago at 312-377-7000 to learn how to move forward after an auto accident that 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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