Increase in Crashes along Dan Ryan Expressway

The Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. have noticed a string of auto accidents recently occurring along Dan Ryan Expressway, including multiple-vehicle crashes, as well as roll-over collisions.

Amongst the most recent incidents was a four-vehicle collision involving a daycare van, a bus, a SUV, and another automobile, that occurred on March 5, 2014, and sent 8 children and an adult to the hospital, as stated in one of our previous posts, South Side Crash Sends Nine Victims to Hospital.

The day care van collisions came just four days following a three-vehicle crash on Dan Ryan that left several injured. Officials say this accident occurred on March 1, 2014 near 69th street. Seven people were transported to the hospital, with varying degrees of injuries. According to a spokesperson for Fire Media Affairs, two victims were listed in fair-to-serious condition, and the remaining five victims were listed in good condition.

On February 28, 2014, just a day prior to the three-vehicle crash, another Dan Ryan accident left two women injured. Illinois State Police say, at approximately 4:10 a.m., they received a report of a single-vehicle roll-over accident near the Chinatown feeder ramp. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, according to police. A passenger in the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and was taken to a Cook County Hospital.

The accidents discussed herein represent just a few of the auto collisions that have recently occurred along Dan Ryan Expressway. In fact, over the past few months there have been at least five fatalities, and dozens of injuries, extending from multiple accidents on this Expressway. The Auto Collision Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C., remind motorists to use caution along this dangerous stretch of highway.