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Saline County vehicular accident kills young boy

A young boy died during a fatal vehicular accident that happened on U.S. Route 45 in Saline County, Illinois on Saturday, November 21 at around 10:47 in the evening. According to a preliminary investigation, 35-year-old Sarah Schell was driving a vehicle southbound on U.S. Route 45 when, for some reason, the vehicle veered off toward [….]

University of Illinois student killed in two-vehicle accident

Twenty-year-old journalism student at the University of Illinois and Buffalo Grove resident Brett Lerner, who was killed in a car accident on Friday, October 23, was described by family and friends as outgoing and funny. The Daily Illini, University of Illinois’ campus newspaper, reported that Lerner, who worked for the newspaper, was out on assignment [….]

Semi crash kills one person

On Saturday, February 8, one man was killed when his semi crossed the Interstate 57 median and collided with an oncoming semi. The accident occurred at 11:50 a.m. in Kankakee. Stefan Deranja, 22, was headed north on Interstate 57 when he crossed into the southbound lane and hit another semi head-on. Deranja suffered fatal injuries. [….]

1 dead, 1 injured in Kane County crash

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a two-vehicle car crash near west suburban Maple Park on October 7. According to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred around 11:50 a.m. 32-year old Shanay Martin was driving a 2000 Mercury Marquis westbound on Rt. 38 when she swerved [….]

Woman Killed in Collision with Semi Truck in Wheeling

An accident in Wheeling between a car and a semi truck has killed a woman. The driver of a car was westbound on Palatine Road  in the evening of January 9th. Around 11:30 p.m. as the woman approached the intersection of Wheeling Road, her car crashed into a semi truck that was making a left [….]

Spin-out Accident on Route 25 Leaves One Man Dead

  An accident in Batavia involving an SUV spinning out and flipping over has left a St. Charles man dead on Monday morning.   Karl Smith, 45, was driving a 2005 Ford Expedition north on Route 25 on the morning of January 7th. Around 9:00 a.m. Smith came to a curve and the SUV began [….]

McHenry Head-On Collision Takes the Life of One Man, Send Another to the Hospital

McHenry County was the scene of a two-car collision that took the life of a Grand Prairie man on Friday morning. Roderick Mann, 86, was driving his 2012 Lincoln MKZ westbound in the 22900 block of U.S. 20 in unincorporated Marengo Township on January 5th. Around 6 a.m. the Lincoln entered the eastbound lane and [….]

New Year’s Day Accident Leaves One Dead, One Injured

A two-car crash on New Year’s Day has left one person injured and another dead. Timothy Schnur, of Schaumburg, was driving in the Far South Side of Chicago on the morning of January 1st. Around 10:30 a.m., Schnur crashed into another car in the 3300 block of East 100th Street which is near the 100th Street Bridge [….]

Wrong-way Driver Accident on Pulaski Avenue Takes Life of Woman, 67

A vehicle going the wrong way on a street resulted in the death of a woman from the Logan Square neighborhood on Saturday morning. Obdulia Villalobos, 67, was riding in the backseat of her daughter’s 2001 Volkswagon Golf as the daughter drove southbound on North Pulaski  Avenue on December 22nd. Around 4:45 a.m., the vehicle [….]

Family of Hit-And-Run Accident Victim Files Suit Against Driver

A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a Park Ridge man who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in November 2012. Ronald Bougan, 53, was walking on the south side of Touhy Avenue near the entrance of Axehead Lake Forest Preserve on November 5th.  The lawsuit charges that Kristian Hernandez, 36, was failing [….]