Rockford, IL (December 28, 2019) – A multi-car accident that took place on Friday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. resulted in many injuries. The accident occurred at Alpine Road and Newburg Road.
The Rockford Police Department and more than one ambulance were at the scene. Several victims were taken to the hospital to obtain treatment for their injuries. It is unclear how severe the injuries were and an exact victim count was not officially released.
Authorities have not released details related to the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties and hope they see a full recovery.
Multi-Car Accidents In Rockford
There were more than 300,000 motor vehicle crashes in the state of Illinois in 2017. There was about 21.5 percent that ended with injuries and less than 1 percent were fatal. Across the country, there are approximately 6 million accidents and more than 2 million individuals will sustain disabling injuries. In Rockford, the weather is a factor in the wintertime turning traffic accidents that would have been minor into serious crashes with devastating results. Some of these common catastrophic injuries include traumatic brain injury, whiplash, paralysis, lacerations, and bruises to name a few. The cost of car accidents for the United States each year is estimated to be $871 billion.
After a serious accident that results in injuries, you deserve to recover compensation for your damages. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who will examine your situation and advise you on a successful path forward to pursue compensation. We will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights. Our legal team will see to it that your best interests are protected when you are recovering from injuries.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will 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) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable and resourceful Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you seek justice.
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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.