Wheeling, IL (April 27, 2024) – An accident occurred in Wheeling late on Thursday, resulting in the fatality of one person and requiring firefighters to extricate two others.

At 10:25 p.m., the Wheeling Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Northgate Parkway and Lake Cook Road in response to a motor vehicle accident involving entrapment, as reported by the Wheeling Police Department. When units arrived five minutes later, they discovered two severely damaged vehicles.

Two patients were medically treated and extricated by personnel of the fire department, but one patient succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. No further details were released, but an investigation is ongoing.

We extend our deepest condolences to the deceased victim’s family. Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones. We hope for their full recovery at this time.

Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Chicago

There may be more than one driver at fault in an accident involving more than two cars. Without giving it much attention, we often hear on the news about multiple car crashes on the Kennedy Expressway, I-57, or other Chicago thoroughfares. However, the extent of the injuries, expenditures, and property damage may be startling if you find yourself involved as a driver in a multi-car collision. For instance, millions of dollars are spent on repairs each year after these serious collisions.

Thankfully, after a multi-vehicle wreck, our knowledgeable, compassionate personal injury lawyers at the Romaker Law Firm in Chicago are available to address any concerns you may have. If another driver’s negligence caused you to suffer injuries in a preventable vehicle accident, do not hesitate to pursue the justice you are entitled to.

Here at the Romaker Law Firm, our auto accident attorneys in the Chicago area will meet with you and yours during a free consultation. For more than two decades, we have battled to ensure that Chicagoans get fair compensation for their injuries sustained in an accident occurring through no fault of their own.

Contact our car accident lawyers in Wheeling 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. You and your family deserve justice after a crash has left you with injuries and other serious damages.

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