On the west side of O’Hare Airport, Bensenville, IL is home to over 18,000 people. The village is bordered by IL-83 to its west and Elmhurst (York) Rd. Right through the middle of the town is Irving Park Rd, which can take residents to O’Hare. Historically, residents have had several lawsuits with the city of Chicago over new runways at O’Hare. Surrounding suburbs include Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, and Wood Dale.
When traveling through Bensenville, people need to pay attention to the large number of semi trucks that travel near the airport. On occasion, truck and car accidents occur. For example, in 2014, a car was struck by a truck on Thorndale Ave. and the driver was injured. Many trucks turn left after traveling south on York Rd to get onto Irving Park Rd through a new underpass to get to O’Hare International Airport. If you are involved in a truck accident in Bensenville, contact the Law Offices of R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd.
Slip, Trips, and Falls in Bensenville
The Edge Ice Arena is located in Bensenville, which is a former practice facility for the Chicago Blackhawks. Though if you want to see the Blackhawks practice today, they have a facility in Chicago. Today, the arena is used by local figure skating clubs, youth, and adult recreation ice hockey leagues. The public can also come for free skate. If you are injured at an ice rink, it is important to remember that the ice rink may not be liable for any damages. You would have to be able to show that the rink owners were somehow negligent, and that you were injured as a result of this negligence. If you have any questions regarding being injured regarding a slip, trip or fall in Bensenville, contact the Law Offices of R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd. for a free consultation.
Car Accidents in Bensenville
Unfortunately, after a car accident, your car may not be in the best shape. For some cars in Chicago, they will end up in Bensenville. Bensenville is the site of Victory Auto Wreckers, a junkyard on Green Street, that has famous commercials that every Chicago native can quote and re-enact as they open any car door.
Unfortunately, just recently, a car accident involving a pickup truck and two cars collided about at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Crown Road, which is a mostly residential area just outside of the River Forest Country Club.