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Rockford, IL (December 19, 2019) –  An accident took place on I-39 near mile marker 115 in the southbound lanes that resulted in serious injuries.   According to the Rockford Police Department, a semi-trailer lost a tire that flew off the large truck and smashed into another vehicle on the road. The make and model of the vehicle were not released.

The RPD, the Rockford Fire Department and more than one ambulance were on the scene. MD-1 was also requested for the injured parties. The injuries are considered life-threatening. 

The identities of the victims have not been released. The RPD is still investigating the details of this incident.

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

Semi Crash Accidents In Rockford

Semi Loses Wheel on I-39 Resulting In Critical InjuriesLarge trucks like semi’s often lead to serious injuries if not death when they collide with smaller vehicles on the road. The Illinois Secretary of State’s 2014 Illinois Crash Facts and Statistics indicate there were close to 12,000 accidents that had these large trucks involved which ended in serious injuries as well as death. The statistics show that fatalities from tragic semi accidents increased by 8.5% from 2013 to 2014 in the state. 

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 semi-truck accident 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.