Thursday, January 27, 2011

Young Man Killed in Head-on Crash in Harwood Heights

The Chicago Tribune reports today that a 20 year old man was killed last night when his car veered over the double yellow line and into oncoming traffic striking a SUV. The crash happened near Ridgemoor Country Club in the 6600 block of West Gunnison Street at about 5:45pm last night. Investigating officers do not believe alcohol was a factor in the cause of the crash. Two other motorists involved in the crash were transported to area hospitals, but did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a car crash, contact experienced personal injury attorney Ira Katzman for a free consultation.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bicyclist Killed in Possible Hit and Run on South Side

The Chicago Tribune reported  recently that the police are investigating a possible hit-and-run accident that left an unidentified man who apparently was riding a bicycle on the street in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood on the South Side.  At about 6 p.m. Monday, January 17th, a city snow plow driver alerted the police to a man in his mid 30s or 40s lying in the street on the 300 block of Pershing Road and the victim was found dead on the scene.

Personal Injury Attorney Ira Katzman is experienced in handling bicycle and vehicle crash claims.  If you or someone you love has been injured while riding a bike on the city streets, please contact Ira Katzman for a free consultation at (312) 806-8203.