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November 2019 Archives

Highland, IL - Multiple Injuries After Wrong-Way Crash On I-70

Highland, IL (November 30, 2019) - Several people were injured following a head-on collision near Highland, Illinois. The accident occurred early Saturday morning, November 30th. Officials at the scene reported that the crash involved a vehicle traveling the wrong-way on I-70 EB. 

Na-Au-Say Twp, IL - 5 Hospitalized In Head-On Crash On IL-126

Na-Au-Say Township, IL (November 30, 2019) - A crash injured five people in a rural area of Kendall County near Na-Au-Say Township, Illinois. Initial reports indicated that two vehicles collided at the intersection of IL-126 and Ridge Rd. Emergency responders arrived at the scene at around 6:04 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, November 28th. 

Chicago, IL - 4 Injured In Stolen SUV Collision At E 74th St & S King Dr

Chicago, IL (November 30, 2019) - Two juveniles have been charged after crashing a stolen SUV into another vehicle on Chicago's southside. The incident took place soon after the vehicle was stolen on Saturday, November 30th. The SUV struck another car near the intersection of E 74th St and S King Dr. 

West Frankford, IL - Collision Blocks Lanes On I-57

West Frankfort, IL (November 29, 2019) - There were road closures on Interstate 57 NB due to a crash. The accident was reported on Wednesday, November 27th, near West Frankford, Illinois. Emergency responders arrived at the scene at around 9:16 p.m. that evening.

Hodgkins, IL - Crash On La Grange Rd Blocks I-55 Ramp

Hodgkins, IL (November 29, 2019) - There was a collision reported on La Grange Rd near Hodgkins, Illinois, on Thanksgiving day, November 28th. The collision resulted in the closure of both SB and NB ramps of I-55 near La Grange Rd. The incident was reported at around 11:09 a.m. that day.

O'Fallon, IL - Woman Injured at O'Fallon Troy Rd & N 7 Hills Rd

O'Fallon, IL (November 29, 2019) - A woman was transported to a medical facility by helicopter for treatment of critical injuries near O'Fallon, Illinois. The collision took place near the intersection of O'Fallon Troy Rd and N 7 Hills Rd on Sunday, November 24th. The crash was caused by a driver who ran a stop sign at the intersection. 

Causes of wrong-site surgeries

People in Illinois own various items and property that will break down over time. In these situations, people need to call the appropriate professionals to fix the problem. This could be bringing their car to a mechanic or having a HVAC professional come and fix a furnace or air conditioning unit and many other situations. When people's bodies break down through injuries or illnesses people also need to go to the appropriate health care professionals to fix the problem.

Plainfield, IL - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Fatal Crash On IL-126

Plainfield, IL (November 28, 2019) - The identity of a semi-driver who was killed in a collision near Plainfield, Illinois on Sunday, November 24th, has been released. The accident took place in rural Kendall County on IL-126 near the intersection of Ridge Rd. The driver of the semi caused a three-vehicle collision after running a red light at the intersection.

Peoria, IL - Woman Killed At Brandywood Dr & War Memorial Dr

Peoria, IL (November 28, 2019) - Four vehicles were involved in a crash near Peoria, Illinois that took the life of a female passenger. Firefighters in Peoria reported to the scene of the crash near the crossing of Brandywood Dr and War Memorial Dr at around 5 p.m. on Monday, November 25th. 

Massac Co, IL - 2 Injured In Collision With Stopped Vehicle On I-24

Massac County, IL (November 28, 2019) - A multi-vehicle accident on I-24 left two people injured. The crash took place on Wednesday, November 27th, near mile marker 33 in Massac County, Illinois. Three vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. 

Plainfield, IL - Injury Accident At IL-59 & Lockport St

Plainfield, IL (November 27, 2019) - A serious collision resulted in the closure of the intersection at IL-59 and Lockport St. The incident took place early in the morning on Tuesday, November 26th, at around 9 a.m. The collision resulted in serious injuries according to local sources.

Effingham, IL - 2 Hospitalized Following Hit-And-Run On I-70

Effingham, IL (November 27, 2019) - Local authorities reported a hit-and-run collision near Effingham, Illinois that left two people injured. The accident took place in I-70, about three miles east of Effingham. The crash occurred on Sunday, November 24th, at around 2:06 a.m. 

Woodstock, IL - 3 Critically Injured At Queen Anne Rd & Charles Rd

Woodstock, IL (November 27, 2019) - An early morning crash on Sunday, November 24th, near Woodstock, Illinois left three people critically injured. Initial reports indicated the accident took place near the intersection of Queen Anne Rd. and Charles Rd. Emergency responders arrived at the scene of the crash at around 2 a.m. 

Aurora, IL - UPDATE: Woman Identified In Fatal Rollover On N Ohio St

Aurora, IL (November 26, 2019) - A woman who was killed in a rollover crash in Aurora, Illinois has been identified. The crash took place on Saturday, November 23rd, at the 600 Block of N. Ohio St. Authorities arrived at the scene at around 3 a.m. 

Chicago, IL - Multiple Injuries In Collision On S Western Ave

Chicago, IL (November 26, 2019) - Several people, including three children, were injured in a two-car collision in the Brighton Park area of Chicago. The crash took place on Monday at around 7:14 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at the 4800 block of S. Western Ave. 

Plainfield, IL - Trucker Killed In Pileup Crash On IL-126 & Ridge Rd

Plainfield, IL (November 26, 2019) - A truck driver was killed following a three-vehicle crash near Plainfield, Illinois. The crash occurred near the intersection of IL-126 and Ridge Rd. on Sunday night, November 24th. Initial reports indicated that the accident was caused by a Peterbilt semi-trailer truck that ran a red light. 

Chicago, IL - 5 Injured In Firetruck Crash At E 75th St & S King Dr

Chicago, IL (November 25, 2019) - Four firemen and one woman were injured following a collision in the Chatham area on Chicago's south side. The accident occurred early Sunday morning, November 24th, at around 7 a.m. The brakes of the firetruck reportedly failed, causing the vehicle to crash at the corner of E. 75th St. and S. King Dr. 

Waterloo, IL - Passenger Injured In DUI Accident At Local Walmart

Waterloo, IL (November 25, 2019) - A collision took place on the afternoon of Friday, November 22nd, in Waterloo, Illinois. Emergency responders arrived at a local Walmart located at the 961 block of N. Market Street. Initial reports indicated that the accident involved two vehicles.

Burritt, IL - 1 Killed In Centerline Crash At N Weldon Rd & Auburn Rd

Burritt Township, IL (November 25, 2019) - One person has been killed following a collision in Burritt Township, Illinois on Thursday, November 21st. The accident took place at the corner of N. Weldon Rd. and Auburn Rd. Authorities responded to the scene at around 4 p.m. 

Chicago, IL - 4 Hospitalized Following Multi-Car Pileup On N Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, IL (November 24, 2019) - Four people were taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle accident on Friday, November 22nd, in the Kilbourn Park area of Chicago. The crash took place at around 10:28 p.m. at the 3300 block of North Milwaukee Ave. near Kedvale Ave. and Roscoe St. Authorities reported that three vehicles were involved in the collision. 

Downers Grove, IL - Man In Coma Following Hit-And-Run On College Rd

Downers Grove, IL (November 24, 2019) - A man is in a coma after being involved in a serious hit-and-run early Thursday morning, November 21st. The victim, identified as Kyle Tobolic of Downers Grove, Illinois, was found outside a vehicle after being ejected at around 1 a.m near College Rd. The driver of the vehicle, Tyler Kroll, 26, fled the scene of the accident, leaving Tobolic in intense pain.

Aurora, IL - 1 Killed, 2 Injured Following Rollover On N Ohio St

Aurora, IL (November 24, 2019) - Early in the morning on Saturday, November 23rd, in Aurora, Illinois, a woman was killed and two others injured in a rollover collision. The crash happened at the 600 block of N. Ohio St. at around 3 a.m. Officers at the scene reported that a woman was pinned underneath the vehicle and two others were trapped inside the vehicle. 

Summit, IL - 2 Injured In Collision At E 1600th Ave & N 600th St

Summit, IL (November 23, 2019) - Two drivers were injured following a collision at the intersection of E. 1600th Ave (Mocassin Rd.) and N. 600th St in Summit, Illinois. Local sources reported that the crash happened on Friday, November 22nd, at around noon. Both vehicles were reportedly pickup trucks. 

Aurora, IL - Officer Injured In DUI Crash At Indian Trl & Church Rd

Aurora, IL (November 23, 2019) - A police officer was injured on Thursday, November 22nd, in a westside suburb of Aurora, Illinois. The accident occurred at the intersection of Indian Trl. and Church Rd. at around 8:30 p.m. A suspect has been taken into custody in connection to the crash.

Chicago, IL - 1 Injured In 3 Vehicle Accident On Dan Ryan Expy

Chicago, IL (November 23, 2019) - A multi-vehicle accident on the southwest side of Chicago resulted in at least one person sustaining injuries. The accident happened on Tuesday, November 19th. The collision took place on Dan Ryan Expy and reportedly involved three vehicles. 

Elmhurst, IL - 3 Injured In Semi-Truck Pileup At I-294 & Roosevelt Rd

Elmhurst, IL (November 22, 2019) - Early Thursday morning, November 21st, three people were injured after three semi-trucks collided on I-294. The accident happened at around 4 a.m. near Roosevelt Rd. The lanes of I-294 NB were closed following the accident. 

Chicago, IL - Teen Boy Killed In Collision On South Exchange Ave

Chicago, IL (November 22, 2019) - A 13-year-old boy lost his life in a fatal collision in south Chicago. The incident took place on Thursday night, November 21st, at the 8300 block of South Exchange Ave. At around 6:20 p.m., a 52-year-old man struck the teen who was using the crosswalk when he was hit. 

Chicago, IL - 5 Officers Injured At Jackson Blvd & Francisco Ave

Chicago, IL (November 22, 2019) - A crash early in the morning on Thursday, November 21st, on the west side of Chicago injured five police officers, two critically. The collision took place near the intersection of Jackson Blvd and Francisco Ave. at around 10:19 a.m. The officers were reportedly in pursuit of a suspect at the time of the accident.

Woman dies as result of fatal car crash

Many people in Illinois get in their vehicles every day in order to get to the many different places that they need to go. Generally, people are thinking about what they need to do and are simply focused on arriving at their destination. The assumption is that they will make it to their destination safely. However, people also know that, due to many different factors, sometimes people end up in a car accident and do not make it to their destination.

Merrionette Park, IL - Man Killed, Another Injured On W 119th St

Merrionette Park, IL (November 21, 2019) - One man was killed and another driver injured following a collision in Merrionette Park, Illinois. The accident took place at the 3000 block of W. 119th St. The collision took place on Monday, November 18th, at around 6:40 a.m. 

Grayslake, IL - 2 Injured In Collision At IL-60 & Fremont Center Rd

Grayslake, IL (November 21, 2019) - Two people were injured following a crash in Grayslake, Illinois. The accident took place late on Tuesday evening, November 19th, at around 6:35 p.m. The collision took place at the crossing of IL-60 and Fremont Center Rd.

Champaign, IL - 2 Injured In Crash At Neil St & Stadium Dr

Champaign, IL (November 21, 2019) - Two people were injured, one critically, following an early morning crash on Wednesday, November 20th. The accident took place in Champaign, Illinois near the intersection of Neil St. and Stadium Dr. Reports indicated that the incident took place just before 7:30 a.m. 

Preeclampsia is easy to diagnose but often missed

Anticipating the birth of your baby means dealing with many emotions. You may feel joy and excitement one minute and dread fear the next. It is normal to have concerns about your health and the health of your unborn child, but your regular visits to your obstetrician alleviated many of those fears. You expected your Illinois doctor to perform routine tests and screenings to monitor the baby and to watch for signs of any danger.

Hamel, IL - 2 Injured In Rollover On I-55

Hamel, IL (November 20, 2019) - A serious car accident closed I-55 near Hamel, Illinois on Wednesday, November 14th. The crash took place at around 9:15 a.m. near mile marker 28. A medical helicopter was called to the scene to rush the injured parties to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. 

Chicago, IL - 6 Injured After Hit-And-Run At 4400 N Lake Shore Dr

Chicago, IL (November 20, 2019) - Six people were reportedly injured in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday night, November 16th. The crash happened at the 4400 block of N. Lake Shore Dr. in Chicago at around 8 p.m. The injured parties included two children and two police officers. 

Chicago, IL - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Crash At 1200 S Ogden Ave

Chicago, IL (November 20, 2019) - A 34-year-old Chicago woman was killed in a collision in the Near West Side area of Chicago. The accident took place at the 1200 block of S. Ogden Ave. W. on Wednesday evening, November 13th. Officers arrived at the scene at around 9:25 p.m.

Wilmington, IL - 1 Killed, 2 Injured In Pileup On I-55 At Lorenzo Rd

Wilmington, IL (November 19, 2019) - One person was killed and another seriously injured following a chain reaction collision near Wilmington, Illinois. The accident took place on I-55 early Thursday morning, November 14th. The crash involved three semi-trucks and two passenger vehicles and took place near Lorenzo Rd.

Chicago, IL - UPDATE: Woman Charged With Death Of Cyclist On 67th st

Chicago, IL (November 19, 2019) - A woman has been charged with the death of a cyclist who was killed early on Sunday, November 17th. The accident happened near the corner of E. 67th St. and Stony Island Ave. in Chicago, Illinois. The deceased victim was struck by a gray Chevy Impala while riding his bike at around 1 a.m.

Coffeen, IL - 4 Killed In Collision After High School Football Game

Coffeen, IL (November 19, 2019) - Four people were reportedly killed in a head-on crash while leaving a High School Football game. The accident took place on Saturday, November 16th, in Montgomery County, Illinois. The crash reportedly involved two vehicles, with one crossing the centerline of the roadway.

Palos Park, IL - Officer Injured In Rear-End Collision Near Wolf Rd

Palos Park, IL (November 18, 2019) - An officer was reportedly injured after responding to another accident in the area of Palos Park, Illinois. The accident involving the officer happened near Wolf Rd. on Monday, November 18th. Initial reports revealed the collision took place in the early morning at around 9:10 a.m. 

Chicago, IL - Cyclist Killed In Fatal Crash Stony Island Ave & 67th St

Chicago, IL (November 18, 2019) - A cyclist was killed in a deadly accident on the South Side of Chicago. The incident took place on the morning of Sunday, November 17th, at around 1 a.m. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of Stony Island Ave. and 67th St. 

Chicago, IL - Woman Seriously Injured By Patrol Car On E 71st St

Chicago, IL (November 18, 2019) - A woman was seriously injured in an accident involving a patrol car in Chicago today. 

Common causes of construction accidents and injuries

As buildings age in Chicago, they need to be replaced. Also, there are new apartment buildings, hotels and other large buildings that are constructed throughout the city. These are big projects that involve large cranes, heavy machinery and other tools. However, these projects also involve a lot of construction workers. These workers can be required to complete tasks which can be very dangerous if the proper safety equipment is not used or is faulty in some way.

Nursing home is fined $25,000 after death of resident

As people grow older in Illinois, generally the body does not work like it did when people were younger. This usually means that people will have more health complications which need to be treated by physicians and other medical professionals. People try to live independently as long as they can, but there comes a point in time where that may not be feasible. In these situations, people may move into nursing homes where they can receive the proper care.

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