Nemeroff Law Offices proudly serves the residents of Darien. Darien is located in DuPage County, in the northeastern portion of Illinois. It is in Downers Grove Township. The city of Darien is about 15 miles from Lake Michigan. Darien covers an area of 6.1 square miles (almost 16 km2). The shape of the area that Darien covers is quite odd. There are 3 “holes” in Darien where the city limits look as if they are avoiding certain areas. These holes are in fact, occupied, but three villages that are not a part of Darien.
There are several parks, shopping centers and golf clubs and greens located in Darien. There is a total of 6 cities of Darien throughout the United States. They lie in Connecticut, Georgia, New York, Illinois, and there are two in the state of Wisconsin. Darien's motto is “A nice place to live”. This motto would draw most people's curiosity, but especially those who love the popular 1985 movie “Back to the Future”. In this movie, Hill Valley, which is where the movie takes place, has the same motto.
There are over 22,000 residents in Darien as of the US Census in 2000. About 90% of the population is White, approximately 10% are Native American, and less and 2% are of another race. The first settlers of Darien came from the New England regions. Many of traveled by ship through the 5 Great Lakes by using the Erie Canal.
The Darien Police Department is the police agency that investigates Darien car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident. If you are involved in an accident in Darien involving personal injury, call 911. To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Darien Police Department,1710 Plainfield Rd., Darien, IL 60561. Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you. For non-emergency information, call (630) 971-3999
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 Darien 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 Darien personal injury accident.
DARIEN CAR ACCIDENTS AND DARIEN TRUCK ACCIDENTS:
In January 2016, a fatal head-on collision claimed the lives of two people in Darien on New Year's Day. The two vehicles were traveling on Plainfield Rd when the fatal Darien head-on car collision occurred. Both drivers were taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where they were pronounced dead.
In June 2015, a motorist was killed on I-55 in Darien, when a car traveling the wrong way struck another car head-on on I-55. Due to Darien's proximity to Interstate I-55, many Darien truck accidents, and Darien motor vehicle accidents occur on this stretch of the busy interstate.
DARIEN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS:
In November 2015, a 39-year-old man was fatally struck by a car and killed. The Darien pedestrian accident occurred at 87th Street in Darien. It was reported that the victim was helping to stop traffic while a truck pulling a trailer of horses backed out of a driveway and crushed him. No charges were filed against the truck driver.
The Darien truck and Darien car accident attorneys at Nemeroff Law Offices have years of experience handling personal injury cases throughout the state of Illinois. If you have a Darien personal injury claim, contact us today. Call 312-629-8800 for your no obligation consultation.