An auto accident in Rockford, Illinois involved two vehicles, a building, and sent two people to the hospital. Police reported that they were called to the traffic crash location at an intersection just after 11 p.m. They reported that one car was inside of the building and another was partially inside. The cars and building were severely damaged. An ambulance drove the individuals to a the local hospital both with non-life threatening injuries. Police reported that the crash is under investigation.
Many people are surprised when accidents like this happen, but it happens more often than you would think. It’s estimated that a car crashes into a building or structure 60 times a day and injures over 4,000 a year. Retail stores and commercial buildings are the most common buildings that are hit during these accidents. These types of accidents are scary because anyone standing outside of the building is in danger as are the people inside. This is also scary because these people have little time to escape a vehicle that is crashing through the building. An experienced personal attorney can investigate your accident and determine if you have grounds to pursue legal action for your injuries.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have over a century of experience helping those who have been injured in accidents. We understand that injuries can be painful and stressful. We focus directly on our client and their needs while striving for maximum compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in a storefront accident, call us today. Our St. Louis office so call to schedule your appointment today.