Rockford, IL (February 2, 2020) – Sources report a serious accident occurred at the intersection of North Central Avenue and School Street late in the evening, Sunday. The Rockford Police Department received the call about an accident around 7:00 p.m. Witnesses reported that airbags were deployed in both vehicles involved in the crash.
There are also details released that one vehicle was smoking as a result of the damages sustained in the accident. Injuries were reported as a result of the crash. The number and severity of the injuries have not been confirmed. The RPD and the Rockford Fire and Rescue were on the scene to provide aid to the injured parties and ensure the scene was safe from fire.
It is not clear what caused the crash. The RPD is investigating the details of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Car Crashes In Rockford
In 2017, the state of Illinois had 854 crashes every day. Over ten people sustained injuries every hour that year from traffic crashes. There were 311,679 crashes in the state in 2017 and most crashes took place on Fridays in urban locations. Across the country, there are 6 million accidents and 3 million of them will be injury accidents.
If you or a loved one was in an accident that was not your fault and injuries followed, you need compensation to help you pay for missed wages, pain and suffering, mental distress, and medical expenses. Having an experienced lawyer increases your chances of obtaining a fair settlement in your case. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who will look out for your best interests.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will guide you and answer all of your questions during the personal injury claim process. We will take on the insurance companies for you. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely 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.