1 dead, 1 injured in Chicago accident caused by wrong-way driver

One person was killed and another was injured in a recent vehicular accident in Chicago caused by a driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road, a December 4 article of Chicago Tribune reported.

According to reports, the wrong-way accident happened on December 3 in the westbound lanes of the Chicago Skyway. Skyway police said around 9:40 at night a 70-year-old man drove in the opposite lane until he struck a vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle, a 50-year-old man, was declared dead and the wrong-way driver was transported to a medical facility for his injuries. Charges have not been filed as of reporting and the condition of the injured driver was not available. A major accident unit of the Chicago Police Department is figuring out the cause of the fatal crash.

The Chicago legal team at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC send their deepest thoughts to the family and friends who mourn the loss of their loved one.


3 hurt in Orland Park vehicular accident

At least three people in Orland Park sustained injuries in a recent accident involving two vehicles, a report of Chicago Tribune stated on September 10.

According to reports, at around 12:35 a.m., a car and a pickup truck collided in a construction area in the 10400 block of 159th Street. Orland Park Fire Protection District’s Ray Hanania told reports that a woman was trapped inside her vehicle after the collision. Though further information about the crash was not available, authorities believe that speed was a factor in the head-on collision. After rescuers extracted one woman from her vehicle, she was transported to a hospital, along with two additional people from the other vehicle. Authorities withheld the identities and conditions of the persons involved in the incident.

Many people are left permanently disabled after being involved in vehicular accidents. However, if this happened to you or a loved one in Chicago, a lawyer at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC may be able to represent you. Find out how we could help you obtain your needed remunerations today by calling (312) 346-8620.