Rockford, IL (November 27, 2019) – According to reports, a bad accident took place during the afternoon on Wednesday, November 27. The incident occurred at approximately 2:40 p.m. near North Alpine Road and Turner Street. There were two vehicles involved in the accident. The collision caused one of the vehicles to fly up onto the lawn of a Mobile gas station.
There were injuries confirmed, although the severity of the injuries has not been released. The Rockford Police Department was called to the scene. It is unclear if the injured parties required emergency transportation to the local hospital.
The cause of the accident is not known at this time and is still under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents In Rockford
Over 6 million accidents take place each year, and the majority, more than half will result in injuries. Of those injuries that result, most are debilitating to the victims. In almost 95% of all accidents in the country, driver error is the cause. Whether it is distracted driving, driving while intoxicated, or not following the rules of the road, the prevalence of traffic accidents in the United States is high. The single-most proactive thing any driver or passenger can do to preserve their safety is to wear a seatbelt. Seat belt use reduces the risk of ejection from a vehicle by 30 times and reduces the risk of death by 45%.
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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.