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Woman killed in two-car collision in Frankfort

A woman was killed in a two-car crash in Frankfort over the weekend. According to fire officials, the accident occurred when the driver lost control of her car when she was traveling on Illinois Route 394 and attempted to navigate a curve in the road. The vehicle then T-boned an SUV and caused it to… 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

Three-car crash kills 1, injures 4 others

A three-car crash on Interstate 39 left one person dead and four others injured. According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 10 p.m. and involved one vehicle that was traveling  northbound and two that were traveling southbound. The northbound car was being driven by an elderly Ohio man when he struck a southbound vehicle… 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

Three injured after two cars collided

Two cars collided in Jackson Township and caused three people to be hospitalized. According to officials, the car accident occurred at Roswell Avenue and Breen Avenue at 10:06 a.m. The investigation so far has shown that one car did not follow a yield sign and entered the intersection. She then collided with an eastbound vehicle.… Read More

Car veers off highway, drives through three backyards before stopping.

On Monday, June 13th, a car drove through the backyards of several homes in Bradley, Illinois. The driver was sent to the hospital after she was extricated from the car by the fire department. Sonja Grace, 67, of Herscher was southbound on I-57 when she lost control of her car. She hit the front end… Read More

Two drivers involved in accident on Illinois Route 17

The names of the two people that were injured in a car accident on Illinois Route 17 have now been released. According to the Illinois State Police, a 20-year-old woman drove into an intersection off of Illinois Route 17 and was struck by a 31-year-old man that was driving an SUV. The 20-year-old was transported… Read More

Two injured in accident in Iroquois County

A car accident in rural Iroquios County on Saturday morning injured two people. According to police, the accident occurred as a 63-year-old man was driving east on U.S. 24 when his vehicle crossed the path of a Ford F-150 driven by  a 54-year-old man. Both men were taken to the Iroquios Memorial Hospital to be… Read More

Car crash on Interstate 80 causes traffic backup

A man was injured in a car accident after he struck a utility pole on the side of the road. According to authorities,  the 47-year-old man was driving a Ford Taurus on Interstate 80 when he lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons causing his car to veer off of the side of the… Read More

Farm vehicle collisions

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Safety Database, the most frequent accident that farm vehicles are involved in are rear-end collisions because it is hard to determine the speed of slow-moving vehicles. Drivers are encouraged to recognize the slow-moving vehicle signs that are required to be posted on farm vehicles. These signs… Read More