11 people were injured when an ambulance T-boned a minivan at Galena Boulevard and West Street in Aurora, on May 16, 2018. The crash occurred around 4:00 p.m. when the ambulance, headed west on Galena Boulevard with the lights and sirens activated, collided with the minivan headed south on West Street.
Officials have not released full details of those involved in the crash, but provided that the driver of the minivan is a male in his 20s. Also in the minivan was a 27 year-old mother and her 6 children, ages ranging from 1 to 13 years old. Two of the children were taken to a hospital in Chicago for serious head injuries. Also injured in the crash were two Aurora paramedics and a patient traveling in the ambulance. They are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
If you, or anyone you know, were injured in a car accident, you should contact a personal injury attorney as quickly as possible to protect your interests. One of the most important things your attorney will be able to do is protect key evidence crucial to proving who was responsible for the crash, creating a path for your recovery.
Please contact the Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid for a free consultation. We continue to handle all types of car, motorcycle, and truck accident cases, along with wrongful death and other personal injury cases for clients in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kendall Counties, including Chicago, Wheaton, Joliet, Geneva, Elgin, and the entire Chicagoland area.