Springfield, IL (June 15, 2024) – One person has died following a crash on North Dirksen Parkway on Friday afternoon, June 14.

Springfield Police say officers responded to the scene at Dirksen and Sam’s Place for a motorcycle crash around 1:00 p.m. on Friday. When they arrived, an off-duty Springfield firefighter was administering CPR to the motorcyclist. The victim was subsequently transported to Springfield Memorial Hospital for treatment but did not survive. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. However, no further details were released, and officers with the Springfield PD asked witnesses to step forward. In the interim, the Springfield Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the accident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased victims’ families. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Vehicle Crashes in Chicago

Deadly crashes, including those involving pedestrians, motorcyclists, bicyclists and beyond, are all too common across Chicagoland. While you can do nothing to stop others from driving negligently, you can seek compensation if you get injured. Your actions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident can significantly impact the outcome of your claim, so it is best to seek legal representation as soon as possible. For instance, by preserving evidence and seeking medical attention promptly, you can show the necessary documentation to establish liability and the extent of your injuries.

After a car accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with the negligent motorist or their insurance company. The good news is, you don’t have to. With the help of a Chicago injury attorney from Ankin Law, you can hold the negligent party liable for your losses while focusing on recovery. Our lawyers will take the burden off you by handling your claim from start to finish, ensuring you get the maximum compensation available.

At Ankin Law, our car accident attorneys are committed 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 get you the compensation you deserve so you can confidently move forward from this incident. Call our car accident lawyers in Springfield at 844-600-0000 to learn more about your options after a major vehicle crash. We offer free consultations, where you can tell us more about your case.

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