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On the morning of February 28, two men were killed and a pedestrian suffered serious injuries after a collision in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood. The accident occurred when a northbound driver ran a stoplight on the intersection of Kedzie and Roosevelt. After running the red light, the driver ultimately collided with an eastbound truck. Both drivers were dead by the time emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene. A 60-year-old pedestrian was also injured when a piece of debris was launched from the collision site. 

Every year, around 3 million Americans suffer serious injuries in motor vehicle collisions. While some crashes are unavoidable, many, like the collision above, only occur due to the irresponsible actions of reckless drivers. If you or a member of your family are injured in a car accident caused by another driver, seek skilled legal representation as soon as possible.

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Lake County Car Accident Lawyers

On February 25, three men stole a motor vehicle in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago. After the theft, the driver collided with two vehicles in the South Side’s Jackson Park. Local police have yet to release information related to injuries. The man was apprehended on-site and is now in custody. 

For drivers throughout the greater Chicago area, the accident served as a reminder of some of the extreme hazards that occur on our roadways. Not all reckless drivers are fleeing from the scene of a crime, but all are incredibly dangerous. In order to ensure the safety of you and your family, it is important to know how to recognize signs of reckless driving and how to react. Also, if you or a loved one are injured in a car accident caused by a reckless driver, talk to a personal injury attorney who can help ensure you get the compensation you deserve for a full recovery.

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Posted on in Aggressive Driving

Illinois injury attorney, Illinois car accident lawyer, Illinois personal injury lawyer,Driving can be dangerous business, especially when there are aggressive drivers on the road – and there certainly are a lot of them. In fact, one study suggests that as many as 80 percent of all drivers have participated in some form of aggressive driving. That is not the worst of the problem, however. There have been murders, shootings, and intentional attempts to run others off the road. Learn how you can protect yourself from a potential crash with an aggressive driver, and what your rights are, should an accident happen to you or someone you love.

Concerning Aggressive Driver Statistics

Aggressive driving can take many forms, and it can lead to varying degrees of potential harm. Behaviors that tend to be the most dangerous are those that involve shooting another driver (approximately 37 percent of all road rage incidents involve the use of a firearm), intentionally trying to run another driver off the road (as many as 2 percent of drivers admit to trying to run another aggressive driver off the road), and intentionally bumping or ramming another vehicle (about 3 percent of all drivers have admitted to doing so). These are not the only behaviors that can cause harm, however. In fact, there are other, seemingly less aggressive behaviors that can negatively affect other drivers. Examples include:

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