Speeding Drivers Cause Nine-Car Chain Reaction Crash in Chicago

Speeding Drivers Cause Nine-Car Chain Reaction Crash in Chicago
April 27, 2018 tech
Chicago Traffic Accidents in Real-Time

Chicago, Illinois– April 26, 2018 (ABC 7 Chicago) According to a report from ABC 7 Chicago, police are looking for the two drivers who caused a nine-vehicle chain reaction accident on Wednesday night. The crash happened around eleven in the evening, in Gage Park.

Two cars sped down the 3000-block of West 55th Street. One of the cars crossed over the median and into oncoming traffic, sideswiping two vehicles and sending them careening out of control into vehicles that were parked nearby. The drivers of the two speeding cars fled the crash scene.

People who were in the area at the time of the crash heard a lot of loud noise outside. At least one person who went outside to see what had happened saw that multiple parked vehicles had been hit, including their car. Fortunately, no injuries were reported from this chain-reaction crash, although there is a significant amount of property damage.

Chain reaction accidents can happen any time there are multiple vehicles traveling on or parked near a roadway. The accident described above illustrates how the movements of one or more vehicles can set off a chain of events that can quickly escalate into a situation where many vehicles are involved. All it takes is a single collision to cause a driver to lose control of their car. The out of control vehicle can collide with other cars and can push those vehicles into still more vehicles. The more cars there are in an area, the more vehicles are likely to become ensnared in the chain reaction crash. Driver behaviors like speeding, reckless driving, distracted driving, alcohol use, and aggressive driving play a role in many chain reaction crashes.

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Speeding Drivers Cause Nine-Car Chain Reaction Crash in Chicago
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Speeding Drivers Cause Nine-Car Chain Reaction Crash in Chicago
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Our car accident law office in Chicago, Illinois discusses a ABC 7 Chicago story police are looking for the two drivers who caused a nine-vehicle chain reaction accident that happened around eleven in the evening, in Gage Park.
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