Chicago, IL (June 13, 2024) – One person was injured in a crash that took place on the Stevenson Expressway on the Near South Side late on Thursday evening, troopers with the Illinois State Police reported.

The incident took place in the inbound lanes of Interstate 55 near State Street at about 9:45 p.m., police said. According to troopers, police shut down parts of I-55 as they investigated the crash, with traffic being diverted off at the Chinatown feeder ramp. The inbound Dan Ryan Expressway ramp to the inbound Stevenson was closed to traffic as well. EMTs transported a victim to a local medical center, though the total number of victims hurt remains unknown. Although no more information is currently available in the interim, the incident is being investigated by the ISP’s accident unit. Troopers also asked any witnesses with additional information to come forward.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Auto Accidents in Chicago

Car accidents that cause serious injuries are all too prevalent in Chicagoland and the surrounding metro areas of Illinois. Thankfully, you have alternatives for pursuing compensation if you are hurt due to another driver’s reckless behavior on our roadways.

Getting legal counsel as soon as possible after an auto accident is important since what you do in the moments and days after your collision can significantly affect how your claim is handled. For example, by keeping records and getting medical help right away, you can provide the proof you need to establish liability and get the recompense you deserve for your damages.

Dealing with a negligent driver or their insurance company is the last thing you want to do after an auto accident. Fortunately, you don’t have to. While concentrating on your rehabilitation, you can hold the careless person accountable for your losses with the assistance of a Chicago injury lawyer from Ankin Law. Our attorneys will handle your claim from beginning to end, relieving you of any hassle and ensuring you get the most money possible.

Ankin Law’s car accident attorneys fully commit to providing compassionate and diligent legal service to personal injury victims and their families. We offer experienced legal representation to help you navigate the complex legal system following your accident.

We will build a solid case to secure the compensation you deserve so you can confidently move forward and reclaim your life. Reach out to our car accident lawyers in Chicago at 844-600-0000 to learn more about your options after a car crash and schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience.

Note: We use outside sources such as news reports, police reports, social media platforms, and first-hand or eyewitness accounts about accidents that happen throughout the state of Illinois. We have not verified any of the facts surrounding this particular accident. Please contact Ankin Law, LLC, if you locate any incorrect information in our post. We will correct it immediately or remove a post if requested.

Disclaimer: This post is not intended as a solicitation for business. It’s vital to understand that these posts do not offer legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Legal outcomes can differ based on individual circumstances. For personalized legal guidance, please reach out directly to Ankin Law, LLC. The featured image used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.