McHenry County Rear-End Collision
A rear-end collision occurred near Woodstock on Thursday ( June 25, 2020) morning. This rear-end collision resulted in three people being injured and being taken to the hospital.
This accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the June 25, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “3 hospitalized after Jeep slams into rear of a van near Woodstock.”
An excerpt from the article:
The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:50 a.m. Thursday to Charles Road and Timberline Trail in unincorporated Woodstock for a vehicle crash.
McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rogers said that a 2013 Nissan cargo van had been stopped in traffic due to tree trimmers.
The rear-end collision occurred when a 2018 Jeep Renegade struck the back of the Nissan cargo van. As seen in the accident scene photo, extensive damage occurred to the Jeep Renegade.
Three people – the driver of the Jeep, the driver of the Nissan, and a passenger in the Nissan – were all injured and taken to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Woodstock. All of the injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.
Another excerpt from the article:
The driver of the Jeep was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, Rogers said.
Additional Details Regarding This Accident Near Woodstock
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the article.
When a vehicle runs into the back of another vehicle, various accident injuries can occur. Among the most common injury is whiplash. However, many other injuries can occur. Some of these injuries can be very serious in nature.
The Elman Joseph Law Group recently handled a lawsuit in which a driver was “rear-ended” while driving on a Chicago area expressway. Lawyers at the firm settled the case for $350,000. That lawsuit and the underlying accident are discussed in the “Injury Accident Results In $350,000 Lawsuit Settlement” post.