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Chicago car accident injures three in River North

An Illinois car crash on the near North Side of Chicago has resulted in injuries to three people when an SUV struck a wall, according to the Chicago Tribune. The accident happened early Monday morning around 3:50 AM in the area of the Merchandise Mart at the intersection of Kinsey and Franklin streets.

It is being reported that the SUV struck a support wall in an underground parking garage. Three male occupants in the vehicle were taken by ambulance to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition. They were traveling in an Infiniti SUV truck. The driver, who was in his late 20s, is reportedly in stable condition. One hurt passenger was in the front seat, the other in the rear.

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined. The Chicago Police Department is handling the accident investigation.

Typically, in a single car accidents, injured passengers have the right to make claims against the driver’s auto insurance policy. Chicago injury lawyers at our law firm have handled several cases in the past for passengers injured in single car collisions where the driver was traveling too fast for conditions and lost control of his or her vehicle.