South Side Crash Sends Nine Victims to Hospital

The Chicago Auto Accident Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. take note of a multiple-vehicle crash along Dan Ryan Expressway, in which eight children and one adult were transported to hospital. Illinois State Police say the accident occurred March 5, 2014, near 51st Street at approximately 7 a.m.

According to officials, the driver of a 2007 M35 Infinity M35 lost control of his vehicle, struck a median, veered back into oncoming traffic, and then collided with a daycare van that was carrying eight children. Thereafter, a Megabus, collided with the Infinity and daycare van, as well as a 2008 Honda Accord.

All eight children were taken to local hospitals as a precaution, in accordance with Chicago Fire Department protocol. The driver of the daycare van was transported via ambulance for a minor injury, and was later released. None of the 27 passengers aboard the Megabus were injured, according to a representative from the bus company.

The driver of the Infinity was charged with driving too fast for conditions.

If you or a loved one were injured in a bus accident, or another type of motor vehicle collision, contact Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. 773-516-4100 today.