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Fourth of July & Deadly Car Accidents

4th-roadtripWhile most Americans are preparing for a fun Fourth of July weekend, medical workers and police officers are preparing for the increased number of car accidents that will take place this weekend.

The National Safety Council estimates that as many as 409 people will be killed and another 49,500 will be injured on the roads this Fourth of July weekend. If that prediction holds true, it would be the highest tally for an Independence Day since 2008.

If you or someone you love is injured this weekend because of another drivers negligence, do not hesitate to call our experienced team of auto accident lawyers for a free consultation.

Call 1-312-464-1234 to speak with someone today.

Avoiding a Serious Car Accident

Experts are expecting this Fourth of July to be a particularly deadly year with nearly 85 percent of travelers planning to drive to their destinations. As roads increase in congestion, so to do the chances for being involved in an accident.

If you plan to travel this holiday weekend, here are a few tips to keep your family safe:

  • Before leaving the house, make sure your vehicle is in good condition for travel
  • If you are traveling a long distance, monitor your sleep and avoid driving drowsy
  • Obey all speed limits
  • Put away your cellphone and avoid any other forms of distraction while behind the wheel
  • Do not drink and drive

Free Case Evaluation

GWC Injury Lawyers has years of experience representing the injured against negligent drivers. If you are involved in an auto accident this Fourth of July weekend, we can help get you the justice you deserve.

We will investigate your accident to determine who is at-fault and will guide you through the entire litigation process.