Rockford, IL (February 7, 2020) – According to sources, an accident occurred at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and South Mulford Road on Friday morning. The incident took place during the morning commute around 7:50 a.m.
Injuries were confirmed, but the severity and types of injuries suffered have not been released. Authorities from the Rockford Police Department along with Emergency Medical Service personnel were on the scene helping the injured parties. The identities of all the parties involved were not released.
RPD is still investigating the cause of the accident. Witnesses reported delays while authorities were on the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Car Crashes In Rockford
More than 2 million long-lasting and impactful injuries occur from traffic accidents each year in the United States. There are over 3 million injury accidents that the country sees each year. In Illinois, the law for reporting property-damage says that if all parties are insured, damages $1,500 or more must be reported. If even one driver does not have insurance, damages $500 or more must be reported. In 2017, the state had 80,921 crashes where damages ranged from $501 to $1,500.
When you have been in an accident that was not your fault, you deserve compensation for your damages. You also have legal rights that deserve to be protected. An experienced lawyer increases your chance of obtaining a fair settlement in your case. Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who will look out for your best interests and protect your rights.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will guide you and answer all of your questions during the personal injury claim process. We will take on the insurance companies for you. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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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.