Car Accident Attorneys for the Springfield, Illinois Area



It is possible you are reading this because you have been in an accident; perhaps a car wreck, truck collision or a slip and fall, and are seeking help from a dependable accident attorney in Springfield, Illinois. We have the knowledge, experience, and expertise in dealing with the litigation process regarding accidents of all kinds in Illinois. Our team of attorneys can guide you through the course of pursuing those at fault in an accident of any kind, including automobile, motorcycle, railroad or boat. Wolter, Beeman, Lynch & Londrigan, LLP has recovered more than $250,000,000 for our past clients and we'd like to provide you with a free consultation and help you with your case.

  • There were 5,032 motor vehicle crashes in Sangamon County, Illinois in 2014.
  • Across Illinois there were 811 motor vehicle crashes per day in 2014.
  • There were 84,652 persons injured in motor vehicles crashes this same year.
  • Rear-end collisions comprise the highest number of injury crashes, resulting in 30.0 percent of all injury crashes in 2014.
  • There were 3,411 motorcycle crashes in 2014.
  • 4,287 crashes in a workzone or construction zone in Illinois
  • In 2014, there were 1,766 school bus crashes.
  • In 2014, there were 15,356 crashes involving deer.
  • The total estimated cost of crashes in Illinois for 2014 was $5.8 billion.
  • There were 296,049 crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois in 2014. Of these, 61,084 of these vehicle crashes involved reported injuries.
  • Crashes involving pedestrians accounted for 1.6 percent of the overall crashes statewide.
  • Crashes involving pedalcyclists accounted for 1.1 percent of the overall crashes statewide.
  • Crashes involving speeding accounted for 32.4 percent of the overall crashes, 34.9 percent of the fatal crashes, and 37.4 percent of the injury crashes in 2014.
  • Crashes involving motorcycles accounted for 1.2 percent of the total crashes, 13.7 percent of the fatal crashes and 4.0 percent of the injury crashes statewide.
  • Crashes involving tractor-trailers accounted for 3.9 percent of the overall crashes, 10.2 percent of fatal crashes and 3.1 percent of the injury crashes statewide.
  • Crashes occurring in work zones accounted for 1.4 percent of the total crashes, 3.0 percent of fatal crashes, and 1.6 percent of the injury crashes statewide.
  • Crashes involving deer accounted for 5.2 percent of the overall crashes in 2014.
  • There was an average of 1.1 deaths per fatal crash.
  • 79.5 percent of the fatal crashes occurred on dry roadways.
  • 48.2 percent of the fatal crashes occurred during daylight hours.

According to IDOT, this is the summary of motor vehicle crashes in 2014 in Illinois. The lawyers at the law firm of Wolter, Beeman, Lynch & Londrigan, LLP assist victims of accidents including any of the below:

  • Vehicle Overturned 3,922
  • Pedestrian 4,429
  • Train 86
  • Pedalcyclist (bicycle crash) 3,202
  • Animal 16,087
  • Fixed Object 34,673
  • Other Object 2,844
  • Other Noncollision 2,990
  • Parked 35,926
  • Rear-End 85,005
  • Head-On 2,525
  • Sideswipe-Same Direction 27,427
  • Sideswipe-Opposite Direction 3,762
  • Angle 30,481
  • Turning 42,690

TOTAL 296,049

If you're like thousands of others involved in a motor vehicle crash such as a car accident, motorcycle accident or truck collision, you seek help and want justice for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and property loss. Call the dependable accident attorneys at Wolter, Beeman, Lynch & Londrigan, LLP today for your free consultation. As we handle these cases on a contingent fee, there are no legal fees due, unless we make a recovery on your behalf. That fee will be based on a percent of our financial recovery.

Based on estimates and facts from IDOT and the National Safety Council for 2014. The estimated costs are a measure of the dollars spent and income not received because of crashes, injuries, and fatalities. The 2014 estimated cost of crashes in Illinois was calculated by using injury severity and costs for those particular injuries.

Data made public by:
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Division of Traffic Safety
  • Crash Information Staff
  • Crash Records Staff