Rockford, IL (January 31, 2020) – According to reports a serious accident took place around 1:00 p.m. on Friday in Rockford. The accident was located at the 4800 block of Auburn Street.
The Rockford Police Department, as well as Rockford Fire and Rescue, were on the scene to provide aid to the injured parties. At least one person required extrication from their vehicle. There were many injuries reported as a result of the crash. It has not been confirmed if any of the injuries were life-threatening.
Authorities told the public to avoid the area and they blocked off the scene. The RPD is still investigating what caused the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes In Rockford
Each year there are more than 2.3 million people who suffer serious, debilitating injuries from car accidents in the country. Injuries from vehicular crashes are the leading cause of personal injury throughout the nation. Crashes are not only devastating when they result in injuries but they are also expensive. In 2017 there were 80,921 car crashes in Illinois and the property damages alone cost a minimum of $501 and upwards of $1,500.
The damages you suffer after a crash that wasn’t your fault include medical bills for injuries, pain and suffering, property damages, and lost wages if you have to miss work for your injuries. You need compensation and you deserve a fair settlement. The Janesville car accident attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight on your behalf to ensure you obtain the most compensation possible for your damages.
The Rockford personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are here to help you with your personal injury claim. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. Our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys are here for you to discuss your accident experience.
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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.