Rockford, IL (December 17, 2019) – Reports indicated that two people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident that took place in Rockford this afternoon. The accident happened at 9th Street and Harrison Avenue.
Calls started coming into 911 for a request for medical assistance at the accident scene at approximately 5:00 pm on December 17th. Paramedics were dispatched to the location to render aid to the injured parties.
The Rockford Police Department and Fire Rescue Units were also called to assist. There were at least two ambulances called to provide aid to the injured parties and transportation to the local hospital.
At this time, authorities have not identified any of the injured victims or disclosed the nature of the injuries involved. Police have asked the public to avoid the area while they investigated the incident. This crash is still currently being investigated.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Traffic Accidents In Rockford
The United States has an estimated over 6 million accidents each year and the costs of these accidents are very expensive to the country. The U.S. spends approximately $871 billion from traffic accidents that happen across the country. After a serious accident, many devastating outcomes can result including traumatic brain injury, whiplash, paralysis, lacerations, and bruises to name a few. More than 2 million people will experience significant, disabling injuries from these crashes each year.
When you have been in a serious accident that was not your fault and you sustained injuries, you need legal representation by professionals that will help you obtain the highest amount of compensation for your damages. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights. Your best interests must be protected when you are recovering from injuries, and we will work to see to it that they are.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will guide you through the personal injury claim process and answer all of your questions along the way. 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 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.