Chicago, IL (March 23, 2024) – One person was killed, and two others were hurt in a major crash involving three vehicles in Schiller Park just before midnight Friday evening.

Debris was scattered in the street near Cullom Road and River Road, and the roads were shut down for nearly twelve hours. One person was found dead at the scene, and two others were rushed to Lutheran General Hospital with serious injuries. It’s unclear what led to the crash. River Road was closed for investigation, though it reopened around 10:25 a.m. Saturday morning.

We offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family. Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones.

Fatal Car Accidents in Chicago

An estimated 17,000 vehicle collisions occur daily on American highways, and Chicago’s thoroughfares and expressways are no exception. Many of these collisions are minor fender-benders, resulting in minimal damage and slight injuries. However, all too many crashes cause severe injuries or fatalities due to another motorist’s negligence.

Thankfully, you have the right to seek justice and financial compensation for injuries sustained in an auto accident if your crash was caused by another driver’s negligence or illegal action. Accident victims in Illinois should not hesitate to seek legal counsel following a vehicle wreck.

The Romaker Law Firm has a skilled, compassionate team of personal injury attorneys in the Chicago region who are here to answer any questions after an accident. If you’ve sustained injuries in a preventable car wreck or lost a loved one due to another driver’s negligence, don’t hesitate to secure the justice you deserve.

Call our Chicago-area auto accident attorneys at the Romaker Law Firm today for a free consultation. For over two decades, we have represented Chicago residents and Illinois state citizens to get the fair compensation they need to cover their losses after a crash. Contact our car accident lawyer in Chicago at 312-377-7000 to learn more about how to move forward after an auto accident that’s occurred through no fault of your own.

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