A fatal car accident in Chicago occurred on Sunday morning. The accident happened at around 5:15 a.m. when a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old male was involved in a single-vehicle auto accident. For unknown reasons, the vehicle crashed on North California Avenue and both individuals were transported to the hospital where they were pronounced dead from their injuries. The accident is being investigated.
Today more than 100 individuals lost their lives in car accidents in the United States. In fact, every day that many people lose their lives in auto accidents because it is estimated that annually 37,000 fatalities are caused by traffic crashes, according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel.Tragically, the vast majority of all car crashes are preventable. When a fatal auto accident occurs, the victims family is faced with one of life's most challenging events and learning that their loved one’s death was preventable makes the situation devastating. Contacting an experienced auto accident attorney can help the anguished families hold the liable party responsible while recovering compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, loss of economic support, and emotional turmoil.
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