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Champaign, Illinois

Located in Champaign is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  The estimated population is over 75,000 residents.  The city is surrounded by beautiful farmlands.  Champaign also is home to an abundant technology and software industry, mostly focusing on research and development of new technologies.   Many notable people from Champaign include Roger Ebert, George Will, and Bonnie Blair.

POLICE:

The Champaign Police Department is the police agency that investigates Champaign car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  The Champaign Police Department is located at 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL.  

The Champaign Police Department is the police agency that investigates Champaign car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  If you are involved in an accident in Burr Ridge involving personal injury, call 911.  To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Champaign Police Department, 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820.  Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you.  For non-emergency information, call (217)351-4545

The Illinois Traffic Crash Report is an important document when pursuing a person injury case.  It contains the name of the people involved in the accident, their addresses and the names and addresses of witnesses to the accident.  It documents whether or not a ticket was issued by the Champaign Police to any of the drivers involved in the car accident.  Finally, it contains the name and policy number for all of the people involved in a Champaign personal injury accident.

The Champaign Police Department offers an On-line self-service portal for easy access to commonly requested forms.  Be sure to check at the website for additional information @ ci.champaign.il.us/departments/police

HOSPITALS:

Due to its close proximity to Urbana, IL all residents of Champaign must go to Urbana, IL to seek hospital care.  The following hospitals can be found in Urbana, IL:

  1. Presence Covenant Medical Center is located at 1400 W Park St., Urbana, IL 61801.This hospital recently changed its name due to a health care merger.  It was once known as Provena Covenant Medical Center.  It is a 254 bed non-profit hospital in Urbana, Illinois.  It is part of the Presence healthcare system.  The headquarters for Presence Health is in Urbana, IL.  For questions or additional information, call (217) 337-2000.

  1. The Carle Foundation Hospital is located at 611 W Park St, Urbana, IL 61801.  This hospital is a 393 bed regional care hospital.  It achieved Magnet designation.  Which means it has been recognized nationally for its excellence in nursing care.  The Carle Foundation Hospital is owned by the Carle Foundation, which is a not-for-profit organization. The Carle Foundation consists of Carle Physician Group and Health Alliance Medical Plans. This hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center. For questions and information call 217-383-3311

DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS AND ROADS FOR CHAMPAIGN BICYCLISTS:

The University of Illinois at Champaign has thousands of students on campus.  Many of those students utilize bicycles as the preferred mode of transportation around campus.  Champaign Bicycle accidents occur almost daily.  Some areas of danger that have been identified are the following intersections:

  • Kirby and Mattis
  • Green and Fifth
  • Prospect and Bradley,

Champaign bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents can cause serious personal injuries.  Some of the injuries are traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, and broken bones.  If you are riding a bicycle, make sure you are wearing the proper helmet and safety equipment.

DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS AND ROADS:

Rural county roads pose a significant danger to motorists.  Many motorists use excessive speed and violate regular traffic laws when using rural roads.  Many motorists neglect to stop at intersections, putting other drivers at risk for a collision.  Of concern in late summer, is the tall corn crop obstructing views of the road. Another season to drive with caution is the winter.  The roads become icy and slippery.  Piled up snow may obstruct your field of vision and lead to car accidents.

In 2014, an accident at a rural intersection in Iroquois County with tall corn on two corners took the life of a 24-year-old former Champaign resident on July 16.  The driver died due to traumatic blunt force injuries sustained in the crash.

CHAMPAIGN CAR ACCIDENTS AND TRUCK ACCIDENTS:

Two Champaign teens were seriously injured when the car they were traveling in was hit by a semi-truck at a busy north Champaign intersection.  It was at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Bloomington Road. A witness reported that the teen turned in front of the semi-truck.

Many teens commit common driving errors due to their lack of experience on the roads.  Some of the mistakes can simply be avoided.  Below are a list of common mistakes made by teens while driving.

  • Not wearing a seatbelt
  • Speeding
  • Tail gaiting
  • Distracted driving

OUR FIRM:

The Champaign car accident lawyers at Nemeroff Law Offices are an Illinois injury law firm representing clients in matters involving train accidents, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, wrongful death, birth injury, medical malpractice, personal injury and traumatic brain injury matters. In the last two decades, our lawyers have remained dedicated to the causes of our injured clients and the families of those who have been injured or killed as a result of negligence.  Our attorneys have achieved numerous notable verdicts and settlements on behalf of our Illinois clients.  Although located in Chicago, we often represent clients in Champaign and Southern Illinois.

At Nemeroff Law Offices we believe that every victim of negligence has the right to obtain justice and fair compensation for their injuries.  If you or someone you know believes to have a Champaign injury claim, contact us and an experienced Chicago Personal Injury or Chicago Medical Malpractice attorney will be happy to discuss the appropriate course of action. Please call us at 312-629-8800 or visit our Contact Us page for more information. There is no fee or obligation of any kind for a consultation with one of our experienced Chicago injury lawyers.

DIRECTIONS:

Getting to Nemeroff Law Offices from Champaign takes slightly over two hours. Take this route: I-74 West towards Bloomington, to I-57 North for 122 miles, then merge onto I-94 West for 11.9 miles. Take exit 51A for Lake Street, turn right on Lake St., left on Wacker Drive, and left on North LaSalle. Our office will be on your left at 180 N. LaSalle St.

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