Rockford, IL (December 3, 2019) – An accident took place between two cars on 11th Avenue and 5th Avenue on Tuesday during the early afternoon hours.
Sources report that the incident resulted in non-life threatening injuries. The Rockford Police Department was called and multiple cruisers came to the scene.
There was significant damage to each car involved in the crash with debris scattered about the accident scene.
One of the victims involved in the crash was identified as Jessica Daehler. She was reported to have made the statement, “I was in the car accident on 5th and 11th Street. We had the baby in the car. The woman ran the red light and slammed right into me.”
The area is being secured and taped off, other drivers were advised to find alternate routes around the intersection.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Accidents In Rockford
Accidents are very common throughout the United States with approximately 6 million taking place each year. In the state of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports that in 2016 alone, there were almost 130,000 crashes. More than 31,000 people suffered injuries from those incidents and close to 530 lives were lost. In 95% of all accidents, driver error is the cause.
You deserve a fair settlement when you were injured in a traffic accident that was not your fault. You have to endure personal property damages, injuries, medical expenses, potentially lost wages from inability to work, and emotional trauma after a serious accident. The Janesville serious injury attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will build a strong personal injury claim on your behalf.
Our team of Wisconsin automobile accident injury attorneys will take on the insurance companies and fight so that you receive the highest amount of compensation for your damages. We are here to help you protect your legal rights after an accident.
Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. Our talented and experienced Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys are here for you to discuss your accident experience.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
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.