A three-vehicle car crash happened Thursday night at 10:30 PM on the Interstate 290 in Chicago. The three-vehicle car crash included two deputies with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department and another driver. All were injured but are non-life-threatening. According to Illinois State Police, the three-vehicle car crash happened near Des Plaines Avenue on the Eisenhower Expressway. The two deputies driver collide along with a third vehicle. The authorities are investigating the crash. No charges have been filed yet.
It is not uncommon for emergency vehicles to be involved in accidents while responding to other emergencies. There are many emergency vehicle accidents every year. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a report finding that over 4,500 emergency vehicle accidents happened between 1992-2011. Emergency vehicle accidents can cause great damage due to the speed at which the vehicles are traveling while they are responding to other emergencies. In extreme cases, they can cause death, and negligence or reckless driving claims lives too frequently.
Many car accidents are caused by the recklessness of another vehicle driver. Our attorneys are ready to help you take action to hold the driver legally accountable for causing your accident. When you come to Meyerkord & Kurth for help in your motorcycle accident claim, you will be giving yourself the advantage of working with a team that has more than a century of combined legal experience. We take pride in fighting for the rights of accident victims and their families and want to provide you with compassionate support in your claim for damages. Contact us at Meyerkord & Kurth as soon as possible if you or a loved one have been in an accident.