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Chicago, IL – Woman Dies in Chain-Reaction Wreck on 130th St

Chicago, IL (April 4, 2024) – A woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a chain-reaction crash on the city’s Far Southeast Side.

At 2:45 p.m., a driver was headed east on 130th Street near Torrence Avenue when the incident occurred, starting with a rear-end wreck that eventually turned into a four-car crash. One woman who was riding in one of the cars was pronounced dead at the scene, and EMTs assessed other victims at the scene. However, the total number of injured victims is unknown, and police continue to investigate.

We offer our sincere condolences to the deceased woman’s loved ones. Our thoughts are with any injured victims in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Vehicle Accidents in Chicago

Speeding, distracted driving, incidents involving intoxicated drivers, and reckless behavior on the road are major factors behind the spike in deadly accidents over the last few years, both across the country and in the Chicago area.

Multi-car pileups and hit-and-run incidents often result in fatal casualties, and when multiple parties are involved, the aftermath can get complicated quickly. Serious car accidents and fatal crashes provide a number of difficulties and barriers. Every issue is different and has to be handled accordingly, and the emotional toll that a deadly accident has on a deceased person’s family is incalculable.

Our lawyers are aware that the last thing on your mind after the death of a loved one is money. But you shouldn’t be the one to foot the bill if someone else’s carelessness or deliberate conduct resulted in the death of your loved one. Following a loved one’s tragic death, our Chicago law firm helps families. Because these matters are so complex, having an experienced attorney on your side is essential to a successful outcome. When a crash has resulted in the death of your loved one, our lawyers at the Romaker Law Firm are ready to fight for robust recompense for you and your family.

For more than two decades now, we have helped residents of Chicago and the state of Illinois get the fair compensation they deserve after a crash. Contact our Chicago wrongful death attorneys by calling 312-377-7000 and learn more about how to get the justice you deserve after your loved one’s death.

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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