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Multiple charges against woman in Illinois car accident

The Chicago Tribune reported that fifty-nine-year-old Mt. Prospect, Illinois resident Leslie Thurow is facing charges of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, aggravated driving under the influence in an accident involving personal injury, and aggravated driving under the influence, after causing a car accident that hurt an Illinois State Trooper. According to Illinois… Read More

Collision with Semi Leaves Motorists in Critical Condition

A car accident occurred this past Saturday morning in Alsip when a passenger vehicle collided with the back of a semitrailer truck, resulting in serious injuries to both the driver and his passenger. The 32-year-old driver and his 37-year-old female passenger had to be removed from the vehicle by firefighters, after the collision left the… Read More

Study suggests more accidents occur on Tax Day

A study has recently been done about the number of fatal car accidents that occur on Tax Day each year. The study showed that the number of car accidents that occur on this day each year is at least 6 percent higher than any other day in April. According to the study, researchers analyzed the… Read More

Three-vehicle crash ends with one man in hospital

A three-vehicle crash between a school bus, minivan and a car caused one man to be sent to the hospital. According to officials, the accident occurred as a school bus, that was carrying eight school children, attempted to pass a car on Vine Street, but struck the car while trying to do so . The… Read More

Six people were injured after a multiple-vehicle accident

Six people were injured in a car accident at the corner of North Street and Washington Avenue. Officials were dispatched to the scene at 3:30 p.m. after an SUV carrying two children and three adults collided with a vehicle that was driven by a Bradley firefighter. All six people involved suffered non-life threatening injuries and… Read More

Two vehicle accident injures 16-year old in Cissna Park

A two-vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon sent a 16-year old Cissna Park girl to the hospital for treatment. The accident occurred about two miles north of Cissna Park, and the injured girl was taken to Iroquois Memorial Hospital  in Watseka. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Essex woman sustains minor injuries in crash

Police report that last Friday, April 16, an Essex woman sustained minor injuries in a collision at Kankakee and Rice roads around 6:25 p.m. A 39-year-old woman was driving southbound on Kankakee Road and stopped at the intersection with Rice Road. According to her, the sun was extremely bright and she was unable to see… Read More

Kankakee driver rollover

An 84-year-old resident was extracted from his upside-down car by Kankakee firefighters following a crash on Tuesday, April 6. The traffic accident occurred at 10:20 a.m. on Court Street and Entrance Avenue when the man failed to stop at a red light and struck another vehicle turning from North Entrance Avenue onto Court Street. The… Read More

Weather Blamed in Two Illinois Accidents

Gusty winds, heavy snow, and icy roads are being blamed for two crashes which occurred Wednesday morning on Interstate 57, south of the town of Manteno. According to police, the low visibility and perilous road conditions led to a southbound pickup truck losing its grip on the road and sliding into a ditch, where it… Read More