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Two-car crash sends five to hospital

A two-car crash Sunday morning in Bourbonnais resulted in five people being sent to the hospital, one with serious injuries. The police report on the accident stated that a 25-year-old woman was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 45/52 when she accidentally swerved into the northbound lane of the roadway for unknown reasons and collided with another… Read More

Car crash in Onarga severely injures teen driver

Last week in Iroquois County, an 18-year-old Onarga teenager was left with severe injuries after she lost control of her vehicle last week. The female driver was traveling at accelerated speeds on 1400N Road when she sped through a stop sign, and slid into a ditch. Her car turned over several times, causing her to… 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

Champaign woman injured after two-car collision

One woman was injured after  two-car accident occurred in Champaign last week. According to Champaign police officials, the accident occurred as an 18-year-old man was injured while attempting to make a left turn at the intersection at Mattis and Kirbey. The man failed to see a northbound car and turned in front of it, causing… Read More

Four students injured in Kankakee bus accident

Four students were injured as a result of a bus accident that occurred this morning on the way to District 111. According to officials involved in the accident, the accident occurred at the corner of Orchard Avenue and Merchant Street, but that is the only accident detail that was given because officers were still on… Read More

Chicago Heights man killed in weekend accident

A man from Chicago Heights was killed in a car accident that occurred near Clifton on Saturday. According to police officials, the man’s brother recently died and he was on his way to be with his family when he was involved in an accident. The man was traveling eastbound on 2900N Road when he failed… Read More

Man receives 12 year prison sentence for DUI charge

A man has received 12 years in prison after being arrested for his sixth drunk driving crime. According to Illinois police officials, The 55-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison, three years supervised after release and another year of supervision for driving while he had a revoked license. This was the man’s sixth… Read More

Two people were injured after a two-car accident in Champaign

Two people were injured in car accident in Champaign on Monday afternoon. According to police officials, the accident occurred at Mattis Avenue and William Street when a 55-year-old woman driving a car collided with a 52-year-old woman who was driving a sport utility vehicle. Witnesses told police that the 55-year-old woman failed to yield at… Read More

Fog may be cause of chain-reaction accident on Interstate 55

A 17-car pileup on Interstate 55 may have been caused by dense fog in the area, according to officials. According to officials, the accident occurred on the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 and caused them to be closed for hours, but it is unknown what the exact cause of the crash was. Another accident occurred… Read More

Two firefighters injured after tanker truck flips over

Two firefighters in Otto Township were injured after the t anker truck they were riding in was involved in an accident. According to reports, the accident occurred when the truck collided with an Oldsmobile while it was attempting a left turn. The 27-year-old driver of this vehicle and two firefighters in the truck were all… Read More