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Rockford, IL (November 7, 2019) – According to reporting by local sources, a water rescue took place on Sunday near Sterling. A vehicle that was loaded with occupants crashed and went into the Rock River near Lawrence Park.

All of the passengers in the vehicle were inside the vehicle when it crashed into the river. It took several emergency first responders from many jurisdictions to aid in the rescue of all of the victims from the river. 

The current condition of the victims is unknown at this time. The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents In Rockford

Rockford, IL - Car Drives Into River At Lawrence ParkMany factors can cause a driver to lose control of a car. A vehicle can malfunction, there may be inclement weather conditions, or the driver may be driving irresponsibly and recklessly. Reckless driving is a hazard on the road and it accounts for 33% of all fatal car crashes in the United States. Distracted driving is a growing problem, and as a form of reckless driving, it leads to over 1,060 injuries each year. Texting and driving is also a dangerous issue on the road and it is known that you are 23 times more likely to get into a car crash if you are texting while you are behind the wheel.

The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys you want on your side when you have been injured in a car accident that was not your fault. If you sustained injuries at the hands of a negligent and reckless party you deserve compensation. We will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and win for you a fair settlement. 

The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you with your personal injury claim. We will answer all of your questions along the way. Call us today to set up a  free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.