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December 2019 Archives

Chicago, IL - Cyclist Injured After Hit-&-Run In W Englewood

Chicago, IL (December 31, 2019) - Officers from the Chicago Police Department were notified of a cyclist injured in a hit-and-run early Tuesday morning, December 31st. Local sources reported that the crash occurred in the West Englewood neighborhood. A witness found the victim, 61, lying in the street yelling for help.

Chicago, IL - Multi-Vehicle Crash On La Grange Rd

Chicago, IL (December 31, 2019) - A multi-vehicle collision was reported in the Chicago area on the evening of Monday, Decemer 30th. The crash took place on La Grange Road. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those involved in the crash. 

Third Lake, IL - 3 Injured Following Crash At US-45 & Rollins Rd

Third Lake, IL (December 31, 2019) - A crash on Saturday, December 28th, left three people seriously injured in Third Lake, Illinois. The accident took place near the intersection of US-45 and Rollins Road at around 5:20 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those injured in the accident. 

Niles, IL - Woman Killed Crossing On N Milwaukee Avenue

Niles, IL (December 30, 2019) - A female pedestrian was killed following a deadly collision in Niles, Illinois on Sunday evening, December 29th. The accident took place at the 9400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at around 6 p.m. According to police reports, a man and woman were crossing on Milwaukee Avenue from the Golf Mill Mall parking lot.

Chicago, IL - Man Injured In Hit-&-Run At California Ave & 44th St

Chicago, IL (December 30, 2019) - Authorities with the Chicago Police Department are currently seeking information on a driver involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run on Saturday, December 28th, in the Brighton Park area of Chicago. The accident took place at the intersection of South California Avenue and West 44th Street at around 5:30 p.m. A man, 73, was struck by an SUV while crossing at the intersection.

Franklin Co, IL - Multiple Injuries Following Accident On I-57

Franklin Co, IL (December 30, 2019) - Multiple emergency units responded to a crash that sent four to the hospital in Franklin County, Illinois. The crash took place at around 12:06 p.m. on Saturday, December 28th, on I-57 near mile marker 72. According to initial reports, Marvin Dellorin, 44, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was traveling on I-57 SB when he clipped a vehicle when attempting to pass it.

Woodstock, IL - Fatal Crash Kills Capron Man At Nelson Rd

Woodstock, IL (December 29, 2019) - A single-vehicle collision in Woodstock, Illinois left a man dead and a woman seriously injured. The collision occurred at the 16700 block of Nelson Road on Friday, December 27th. Emergency crews responded to the scene at around 1:09 p.m. where they found a car that had struck a tree. 

Bloomington, IL - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Crash On Washington St

Bloomington, IL (December 29, 2019) - The victim of a fatal two-car collision in Bloomington, Illinois on Friday, December 27th has been identified. The crash occurred in the evening at around 6:45 p.m. at the 1900 block of Washington Street, east of Bloomington Heights Road. Gina R. Jesse, 55, was pronounced dead after being transported to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois. 

Quincy, IL - 2 Injured In Rollover Accident Near 24th St & IL-96

Quincy, IL (December 29, 2019) - A man has been charged with driving under the influence after a rollover collision in Quincy, Illinois on Friday evening, December 27th. The collision took place near the intersection of IL-96 and North 24th Street at around 11:05 p.m. Illinois State Police reported that Robert Pierce, 43, of Warsaw, Illinois lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn. 

Quincy, IL - 3 Injured Following Ambulance Crash At Blessing Hospital

Quincy, IL (December 28, 2019) - Three people were reportedly injured following a collision involving an ambulance and a patrol car in Quincy, Illinois on Thursday evening, December 26th. According to authorities at the scene, a Quincy Police Department patrol vehicle was leaving a private lot when it collided with an Adams County ambulance carrying three occupants near Blessing Hospital. The officer claimed that the eastbound lanes of traffic had come to a stop and another driver had waved him on.

Bloomington, IL - Fatal Crash At Washington St & Bloomington Heights Rd

Bloomington, IL (December 28, 2019) - Officials responded to the scene of a fatal collision in Bloomington, Illinois on Friday evening, December 27th. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of Washington Street and Bloomington Heights Road. 

Chicago, IL - 3 Injured In CPD Crash At Sacramento Blvd & Grand Ave

Chicago, IL (December 28, 2019) - A two-vehicle collision involving an officer from the Chicago Police Department left three people injured near Humboldt Park on Friday, December 27th. The crash occurred at the intersection of Sacramento Boulevard and Grand Avenue. According to initial reports, a Jeep struck the officer's patrol car at the intersection.

Volo, IL - Officer Injured Responding To US-12 & Volo Village Rd

Volo, IL (December 27, 2019) - An officer was responding to a fatal collision near the intersection of US-12 and Volo Village Road when he was struck by an oncoming driver in Volo, Illinois. The accident took place late into the evening on Monday, December 23rd, at around 7 p.m. The driver has been identified as Chris Miller, 65.

Chicago, IL - 2 Hospitalized In Rear Crash On Lake Shore Dr

Chicago, IL (December 27, 2019) - A rollover collision on Chicago's south side left two people injured. The crash took place at the 5500 block of Lake Shore Drive at around noon. According to initial reports, a 28-year-old man was traveling southbound on Lake Shore Drive when he rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old woman. 

Oak Park, IL - Fatal Pedestrian Crash At Pleasant St & Scoville Ave

Oak Park, IL (December 27, 2019) - A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the area of Oak Park, Illinois. The incident occurred early Thursday morning at around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Scoville Avenue. The victim has been identified as Karen Daniel, 62, of Oak Park. 

Peru, IL - 2 Injured In 4-Vehicle Crash On IL-251 At I-80

Peru, IL (December 26, 2019) - A four-vehicle collision took place Monday evening, December 23rd, in Peru, Illinois. The crash occurred near the intersection of IL-251 and I-80 at around 5:26 p.m. David C. Moore, 31, of LaMoille, Illinois was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision. 

Matteson, IL - 2 Injured When Car Crashes Into Starbucks On 211th St

Matteson, IL (December 26, 2019) - An elderly woman crashed into a Starbucks located at 4800 block of West 211th Street in Matteson, Illinois on Monday afternoon, December 23rd. Local authorities responded to the scene at around 3:53 p.m. Two parties were transported to local hospitals for treatment. 

Tiskilwa, IL - Man Killed In Crash On Tiskilwa Bottom Rd

Tiskilwa, IL (December 26, 2019) - A driver, 24, was killed following a single-vehicle accident on Tiskilwa Bottom Road. The crash occurred on Sunday evening at around 11:15 p.m. The site of the accident was located just west of 2050 East Street. 

A doctor's misdiagnosis can lead to serious medical problems

Medical patients rely on their doctor's training and expertise to be able to both diagnose and treat their diseases and illnesses. However, doctors sometimes make mistakes and do not diagnose the issue correctly.

Oswego, IL - 1 Injured In Collision On US-34

Oswego, IL (December 25, 2019) - An elderly driver was injured following a two-vehicle accident in Oswego, Illinois. The collision occurred on Saturday, December 21st, at around 10:15 a.m. The accident occurred on US-34, near the Best Buy located at the 2600 block of US-34. 

Volo, IL - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Accident At US-12 & Volo Village Rd

Volo, IL (December 25, 2019) - An 82-year-old man from Lake Zurich, Illinois was killed following a three-vehicle collision in Volo, Illinois on Monday night. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reported that the crash occurred near the crossing of US-12 and Volo Village Road. The Lake Zurich man was reportedly traveling on US-12 SB when he crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a 2005 Toyota Sedan driven by a man, 20, of Lake in the Hills, Illinois.

Chicago, IL - 2 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On I-94 At 79th St

Chicago, IL (December 25, 2019) - A wrong-way collision on Christmas Eve involving five vehicles left two people injured in Chicago on Tuesday evening. The accident occurred near the intersection of I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) and 79th Street at around 10:37 p.m. Authorities at the scene reported that the crash was caused by a vehicle traveling southbound on I-94 NB.

Sycamore, IL - Mother, Son Killed In Crash At Plank & Lukens Rds

Sycamore, IL (December 24, 2019) - A deadly collision in Sycamore, Illinois on Saturday morning, December 21st, took the lives of a woman and a teenager. The accident took place near the intersection of Plank Road and Lukens Road. The 17-year-old victim was driving when the vehicle rolled over on the roadway. 

Oswego, IL - Injuries Reported Following Target Parking Lot Crash

Oswego, IL (December 24, 2019) - A teenage driver from Yorkville, Illinois is facing charges after hitting three vehicles and injuring drivers in a Target parking lot in Oswego, Illinois on Saturday, December 21st. The accident occurred at the 3020 block of US-34 (Walter Peyton Memorial Highway) at around 1 p.m. Initial reports revealed that Lauren Franklin, 18, cut through the parking lot, colliding with three cars in the process. 

Orland Hills, IL - 2 Injured in Accident at 91st Ave and 159th St

Orland Hills, IL (December 24, 2019) - A crash in Orland Hills, Illinois left more than one person injured on Monday afternoon, December 23rd. The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. at the intersection of 91st Avenue and 159th Street. Illinois State Police officers were notified of a possible fatality at the scene, according to local sources. 

Joshua, IL - 3 Killed In DUI Crash At IL-97 & IL-9

Joshua, IL (December 23, 2019) - Three were killed in a collision late Friday evening, December 20th, near Joshua Township, Illinois. Fulton County Sheriff's deputies reported that two vehicles collided near the intersection of IL-97 and IL-9 at around 9 p.m. Authorities reported that the crash occurred when Pedro Orozco, 20, of Galesburg, Illinois collided with another vehicle at the intersection.

Williamson Co, IL - Man Killed In Deadly Rollover Accident On I-57

Williamson County, IL (December 23, 2019) - A single-vehicle accident on I-57 in Williamson County, Illinois killed a driver and seriously injured his passenger. The accident was reported on early Sunday morning, December 22nd, at around 6:07 a.m. For an unknown reason, a vehicle driven by Luke Foster, 23, of Macomb, Illinois collided with the center median on the highway.

Montgomery Co, IL - 1 Killed, 2 Injured In Fatal Rollover On I-55

Montgomery County, IL (December 23, 2019) - Illinois State Police was at the scene of a deadly crash in Montgomery County, Illinois early Sunday morning, December 22nd. The collision occurred on I-55 at around 5:15 a.m. The crash involved a single vehicle that overturned, resulting in two occupants being injured and another killed. 

Bluffs, IL - 3 Injured After Rear-End Impact On I-72

Bluffs, IL (December 22, 2019) - A crash on Saturday, December 21st, near Bluffs, Illinois left three people injured. The collision took place on I-72 (US-36) at around 7:40 p.m that evening. Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred when a westbound truck struck a van, seriously injuring its passengers. 

Robinson, IL - Driver Hospitalized In Crash At IL-33 & N 525th St

Robinson, IL (December 22, 2019) - A driver was hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision in Robinson, Illinois on Friday, December 20th. The accident took place near the intersection of IL-33 and North 525th Street. According to initial reports, the crash happened at around 6:58 p.m.

Addison, IL - Multi-Vehicle Crash With Injuries On I-290 At Addison Rd

Addison, IL (December 22, 2019) - A multi-vehicle pileup near Addison, Illinois resulted in several reported injuries on Friday morning, December 20th. The accident took place on I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) near the intersection with Addison Road. Local authorities reported that the accident occurred at around 6:30 a.m.

Chicago, IL - Multiple Injuries Following Crash On S Lake Shore Dr

Chicago, IL (December 21, 2019) - A crash in Chicago left several people injured, including three children, on Friday evening, December 20th. The accident occurred on South Lake Shore Drive near 55th Street at around 7 p.m. The Chicago Fire Department responded to the scene to render aid to those injured in the crash.

Lake Villa, IL - Woman, Baby Killed At Beach Ave & IL-59

Lake Villa, IL (December 21, 2019) - A fatal crash in Lake Villa, Illinois took the lives of a woman and a young boy late Thursday evening, December 19th. The crash occurred near the intesrection of Beach Avenue and IL-59 at around 5:20 p.m. Four others were injured, including a toddler. 

Chicago, IL - 2 Injured In Patrol Car Crash At S Morgan & W 62nd St

Chicago, IL (December 21, 2019) - A Chicago police officer and a woman were injured following a collision in Chicago's South Side. The incident occurred Friday morning, December 20th, near the intersection of South Morgan Street and West 62nd Street. A Ford Explorer collided with a patrol vehicle at around 2:43 a.m. that morning. 

Rockford, IL - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Fatal 11th St Crash

Rockford, IL (December 20, 2019) - The victim of a fatal semi-truck collision has been identified by local authorities. The crash took place in Rockford, Illinois on Wednesday, December 18th. The incident occurred at the 3800 block of 11th Street at around 2:30 a.m. that morning. 

Hazel Crest, IL - Semi-Truck Collision Results In Injuries On I-294

Hazel Crest, IL (December 20, 2019) - Two commercial vehicles, including a FedEx truck, were involved in a crash in the area of Hazel Crest, Illinois on Thursday, December 19th. The crash took place near the intersection of Interstate-294 and Ashland Avenue. 

Edgewood, IL - 1 Injured In Semi-Truck Accident On I-57

Edgewood, IL (December 20, 2019) - A crash involving a semi-truck near Edgewood, Illinois resulted in one person being hospitalized. The accident happened on Interstate-57 on Monday, December 16th. Authorities were notified of the crash at around 1:30 p.m.

Common causes of car accidents

In order to legally drive in Illinois people must be old enough and must also pass drivers' tests. In these tests, people must learn and demonstrate that they understand the various traffic laws. Once they start driving on their own, the expectation is that they will continue to follow the rules they learned. Following these laws is important because when people fail to follow them car accidents can occur. These car accidents can be very serious as well, leaving people with severe injuries.

Campton Hills, IL - 2 Vehicle Crash At IL-38 & La Fox Rd

Campton Hills, IL (December 19, 2019) - A two-vehicle collision was reported in the Campton Hills, Illinois area on Tuesday, December 17th. The crash took place near the intersection of IL-38 and La Fox Road. Authorities responded to the scene of the accident at around 6 p.m.

North Barrington, IL - Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Semi On US-12

North Barrington, IL (December 19, 2019) - A crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle took the life of a Palatine man, 44, on Wednesday afternoon, December 18th. The crash occurred on US-12 between McHenry and Miller Roads in North Barrington, Illinois. The accident took place when the man's 2003 Mercedez-Benz SUV crossed the median into oncoming traffic. 

Schaumburg, IL - 1 Killed, 2 Injured In Crash I-290 & E Higgins Rd

Schaumburg, IL (December 19, 2019) - A four-vehicle collision left one man killed and two others injured on Wednesday evening, December 18th, near Schaumburg, Illinois. The collision occurred near the intersection of I-290 and East Higgins Road. The Illinois State Police reported that the crash took place when a westbound white Lexus IS300 driven by a 40-year-old Palatine man went over the guardrail on I-290, entering oncoming traffic. 

Kankakee, IL - Man Killed In 18-Wheeler Accident On IL-113

Kankakee, IL (December 18, 2019) - A Gardner man was killed following a crash with an 18-wheeler on Tuesday, December 16th. The crash occurred on IL-113 near the intersection with 3900W Road. The deceased victim was identified as Terry A. Rosenthal, 64. 

Rockford, IL - Man Killed In Rear-End Collision At 3800 11th St

Rockford, IL (December 18, 2019) - A driver in Rockford, Illinois was killed after colliding with a semi-truck on Wednesday morning, December 18th. The crash happened at the 3800 block of 11th Street at around 2:30 a.m. Officials at the scene reported that the deceased driver, a 23-year-old man, was traveling northbound when he collided with a northbound semi-truck.

Chicago, IL - 2 Officers Injured In DUI Crash At Jefferson Park

Chicago, IL (December 18, 2019) - There was a crash Wednesday morning, December 18th, involving a Chicago police SUV. The crash occurred in Jefferson Park at around 12:30 a.m. The crash involved a red Kia that ran a red light at a nearby intersection.

Volo, IL - 2 Injured In Semi-Truck Red Light Crash On IL-120

Volo, IL (December 17, 2019) - A semi-truck carrying garbage was involved in a crash with another vehicle early in the morning on Monday, December 16th. The crash occurred near the intersection of IL-120 and South Fish Lake Road. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were both injured in the crash.

Chicago, IL - 2 Officers Injured At 2300 W Fulton St

Chicago, IL (December 17, 2019) - A crash on Tuesday morning, December 17th, resulted in two Chicago police officers sustaining injuries. The accident took place at around 8:30 a.m. at the 2300 block of West Fulton Street. A minor that the officers were transporting was also injured in the crash.

Collinsville, IL - 2 Injured In ATV Accident At 2000 N Bluff Rd

Collinsville, IL (December 17, 2019) - Two people are in critical condition following an ATV accident Monday afternoon, December 16th. The incident occurred at the 2000 block of North Bluff Road in Collinsville, Illinois. The Madison County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the accident.

Effingham, IL - 2 Injured In Single-Vehicle Accident On I-57

Effingham, IL (December 16, 2019) - A car crash in Effingham, Illinois left two people injured. The accident occurred late on Sunday evening, December 15th, at around 10:21 p.m. The crash took place when a driver lost control of the vehicle on I-57 near mile marker 158. 

Chicago, IL - 7 Injured In Bus Accident At 11800 S Ave O

Chicago, IL (December 16, 2019) - A bus crash on the south side of Chicago left seven people injured. The crash occurred at the 11800 block of South Avenue O on Monday morning, December 16th. A high school bus hit a patch of ice on the road at around 7:10 a.m., causing it to rear-end a CTA bus.

White Co, IL - Multiple Injuries After Multi-Car Accident On IL-1

White County, IL (December 16, 2019) - There was a crash involving four-vehicles reported in White County, Illinois on Sunday evening, December 15th. The crash occurred at around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of IL-1 and White County Road. There were reported injuries following the accident.

Effingham, IL - Pileup Crash With Injuries At I-70 & Fayette Ave

Effingham, IL (December 16, 2019) - A multi-vehicle crash occurred on I-70 near Effingham, Illinois. The accident took place on Monday, December 16th, at around noon, near the intersection with Fayette Avenue. Three school buses and one semi-truck were reportedly involved in the accident. 

Peoria, IL - Woman Injured In Rollover At W Timberedge & W Rachael Dr

Peoria, IL (December 15, 2019) - A woman was hospitalized following a rollover collision in Peoria, Illinois on Friday, December 13th. The accident occurred near the intersection of West Timberedge Drive and West Rachael Drive. Emergency responders found the vehicle turned over in a residential area along with a dislodged power transformer.

Chicago Ridge, IL - Man Killed, Woman Injured In Crash On I-294

Chicago Ridge, IL (December 15, 2019) - A man was killed and a woman injured following a car accident in the area of Chicago Ridge, Illinois. The collision occurred on I-294 near mile marker 18. Reports from officials revealed that the driver of a Nissan Maxima crossed several lanes of traffic on the interstate, colliding with a Chevy Cruze parked on the side of the road.

Chicago, IL - Officer Injured By Fleeing Suspect At W Jackson Blvd

Chicago, IL (December 14, 2019) - A crash on Saturday afternoon, December 14th, on the west side of Chicago resulted in a Chicago police officer being injured. The accident happened at the 2400 block of West Jackson Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m. The officer was hit by a car during a traffic stop. 

Chicago, IL - Closures On Dan Ryan Expy Due To Crash Near Bridgeport

Chicago, IL (December 14, 2019) - A collision on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90) in Chicago resulted in significant roadway closures on the highway. The crash took place near the Bridgeport area on Friday, December 13th, in the early morning at around 7:19 a.m. According to the Illinois State Police, the crash occurred near the intersection with I-55 (Stevenson Parkway).

Beach Park, IL - 3 Killed In Accident At Blanchard & Green Bay Rds

Beach Park, IL (December 14, 2019) - A two-vehicle collision on Saturday, December 14th, in Beach Park, Illinois ended with three people being killed. The incident occurred near the intersection of Blanchard Road and Green Bay Road in the early morning at around 4:45 a.m. Initial reports revealed the crash occurred when a 2008 Nissan Altima driven by a man, 24, of Waukegan, Illinois crossed the centerline on Green Bay Road.

Sumner, IL - 2 Injured In Crash With Semi At IL-135 & 60th St

Sumner, IL (December 13, 2019) - A crash involving two cars resulted in two people being transported to St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of IL-135 and 60th Street. Local sources revealed the accident happened on Thursday, December 12th, at around 4:48 p.m. 

Harvard, IL - Man Injured In Collision At Ayer St & Sumner St

Harvard, IL (December 13, 2019) - A two-vehicle accident left a man, 72, of Harvard, Illinois in critical condition on Wednesday morning, December 11th. The man suffered a medical emergency at the time of the crash, according to local sources. The crash occurred near the corner of North Ayer Street and West Sumner Street. 

Chicago, IL - 4 Critically Injured In Crash At 51st St & Damen Ave

Chicago, IL (December 13, 2019) - A crash in the Back of Yards neighborhood of Chicago left four people critically injured on Thursday evening, December 12th. The collision took place near the intersection of 51st Street and Damen Avenue. Officials from the local Fire Department responded to the scene of the accident. 

Peoria, IL - War Memorial Dr Shut Down At Rock Island Ave Due To Crash

Peoria, IL (December 12, 2019) - A two-vehicle crash was reported earlier today in Peoria, Illinois. The crash happened on the evening of Thursday, December 12th. The site of the accident was near the intersection of East War Memorial Drive and Rock Island Ave NE. 

Elm Grove, IL - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Crash At Springfield Rd

Elm Grove, IL (December 12, 2019) - The woman from Pekin, Illinois who was killed in a crash near Elm Grove, Illinois has been identified by local authorities. The crash occurred on Tuesday, December 10th, at around 2:30 p.m. The crash took place near the intersection of Springfield Road and Broadway Road.

McNabb, IL - 1 Killed In Semi-Truck Crash On IL-89

McNabb, IL (December 12, 2019) - A crash involving a semi-trailer and an automobile left one person dead in Putnam County, Illinois on Wednesday, December 11th. The accident took place on IL-89 at around 2 p.m., just south of McNabb, Illinois. Authorities reported that a Toyota Camry traveling on IL-89 struck a semi-truck while trying to pass another semi. 

Effingham, IL - Man Injured In Dual Semi Collision On I-70

Effingham, IL (December 11, 2019) - One man was injured in a crash involving two semi-trucks on Monday, December 9th, about 5 miles west of Effingham, Illinois. The collision occurred on I-70 WB near mile marker 87. The injured victim was identified as Braich Singh, 28, of Brampton, Ontario. 

Elm Grove, IL - 1 Killed, 2 Injured At Springfield Rd & Broadway St

Elm Grove, IL (December 11, 2019) - A fatal collision took place in Elm Grove, Illinois near the intersection of Springfield Road and Broadway Street. The crash took place on Tuesday afternoon, December 10th, at around 3 p.m. a Pekin woman, 20, was killed and two others injured. 

Chicago, IL - Collision Reported At IL-110 & Central Ave

Chicago, IL (December 10, 2019) - There was a car accident reported in Chicago earlier this morning on Tuesday, December 10th. The crash took place sometime around 8:47 a.m. The site of the collision was located near the intersection of IL-110 (Dwight D. Eisenhower Expressway) and Central Avenue. 

Springfield, IL - Motorcyclist Killed At E Cornell Ave & S 11th St

Springfield, IL (December 10, 2019) - A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Monday afternoon, December 9th, in Springfield, Illinois. The collision occurred near the intersection of East Cornell Avenue and South 11th Street. Police were notified of the accident at around 3:55 p.m.

Zion, IL - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Hit-&-Run Crash On Elisha Ave

Zion, IL (December 10, 2019) - The identity of a victim injured in a hit-and-run collision in Zion, Illinois has been released by local authorities. The crash took place at the 2200 block of Elisha Avenue on Saturday, December 7th. The injured victim has been identified as Nancy Ezell, 63, of Zion. 

Champaign, IL - Hit-&-Run Injuries At Oakwood Trace Apartments

Champaign, IL (December 9, 2019) - A woman was injured following a hit-and-run accident at the Oakwood Trace Apartments in Champaign, Illinois, located on Oak Street. The incident took place on Friday, December 6th, at around 3:50 a.m. The injured victim was an Urbana woman, 31. 

Riverside, IL - Man Arrested For DUI Crash Near Brookfield Zoo

Riverside, IL (December 9, 2019) - A California man was taken into custody on felony DUI charges on Friday, December 6th. The man, identified as James J. Nagel, 64, of Arleta, California, injured a 34-year-old woman and her 2-year-old daughter near Brookfield Zoo. The woman and child were transported to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois with serious injuries. 

Chicago Heights, IL - Man Killed In Crash With Box Truck At State St

Chicago Heights, IL (December 9, 2019) - A man from Steger, Illinois was killed in a crash on Saturday, December 7th. The accident took place in Chicago in the 2900 block of State Street. The crash occurred at around 6:25 a.m. that morning. 

Riverside, IL - Man Killed In Collision At Des Plaines Ave & 31st St

Riverside, IL (December 8, 2019) - A man was killed in a deadly car accident on Thursday, December 5th, in Riverside, Illinois. Local news sources revealed that the collision took place near the intersection of Des Plaines Avenue and 31st Street. Authorities reported the incident occurred at around 9:38 p.m.

Zion, IL - Woman Seriously Injured In Hit & Run At Elisha Ave

Zion, IL (December 8, 2019) - A woman was critically injured following a hit-and-run collision in Zion, Illinois. The accident occurred on Friday, December 6th, near the 2200 block of Elisha Avenue. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to the injured woman.

Chicago, IL - Motorcyclist Killed In Hit & Run At I-94 & 111th St

Chicago, IL (December 8, 2019) - A man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Chicago on Friday, December 6th. The collision took place on I-94 (Bishop Ford Expressway) near 111th Street. Omarr Hill, 42, has been arrested by local authorities in connection with the accident.

Orland Park, IL - Suspect Charged In Fatal Crash At Orland Square Dr

Orland Park, IL (December 7, 2019) - A man has been taken into custody for his suspected involvement in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed one and left another seriously injured. The accident was reported at the 39 block of Orland Square Drive. At around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4th, in Orland Park, Illinois.

Springfield, IL - 2 Vehicle Injury Crash At S Veterans Pkwy & I-72

Springfield, IL (December 7, 2019) - A collision in Springfield, Illinois on Friday, December 6th, resulted in two people being injured. The crash occurred near the intersection of South Veterans Parkway and Interstate-72 at around 1:50 p.m. Emergency responders revealed that two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Dolton, IL - Officer Injured In DUI Crash At E 151st St & Woodlawn Ave

Dolton, IL (December 7, 2019) - Late into the evening on Friday, December 6th, a Dolton police officer was injured in a crash involving a drunk driver. The collision occurred in Dolton, Illinois near the intersection of East 151st Street and Woodlawn Avenue. The officer was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition. 

New Salem, IL - 2 Injured In Rollover At IL-41 & County Rd 2100

New Salem, IL (December 6, 2019) - Two men from McDonough County were critically injured following an accident near New Salem, Illinois. The crash occurred at the corner of IL-41 and County Road 2100 on Friday afternoon, December 6th. The crash happened at around 12:06 p.m. when the vehicle the two men were traveling in left the roadway. 

Macon Co, IL - Woman Injured In Tanker Collision On IL-48

Macon County, IL (December 6, 2019) - A woman, 46, was injured in a crash involving a tanker truck in Macon County, Illinois on Tuesday, December 3rd. The crash took place at around 10:15 a.m. near the intersection of IL-48 and I-72. The collision involved the victim's sedan and a tanker truck transporting diesel fuel. 

Lansing, IL - UPDATE: Victim Of Fatal Crash On I-80 Identified

Lansing, IL (December 6, 2019) - The woman who was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Wednesday evening, December 4th, in Lansing, Illinois has been identified. The collision occurred at around 5:45 p.m. near the intersection of Interstate-80 and Torrence Avenue. The Cook County medical examiner identified the deceased victim as Patricia Bailey, 24.

Infections are dangerous and prevalent in nursing homes

As people grow older in Illinois and develop various health issues, living alone can become more difficult. Family members cannot always provide the required care either. So, some people may need to move into nursing homes to receive care. Nursing homes are supposed to provide care and have professionals who are adequately trained to provide the proper care.

Justice, IL - 3 Children Injured In Bus Crash At 79th St & 85th Ave

Justice, IL (December 5, 2019) - Three children were injured in a crash in Justice, Illinois early Wednesday, December 4th. The accident involved two school buses, one carrying five elementary school students. The two buses collided at around 7 a.m. near the corner of 79th Street and 85th Avenue. 

Orland Park, IL - 1 Killed In Hit-And-Run At Orland Square Dr

Orland Park, IL (December 5, 2019) - Two teachers were involved in a hit-and-run collision on Wednesday, December 4th, in Orland Park, Illinois. The accident took place near the Square Celt restaurant located at the 200 block of Orland Square Drive at around 8 p.m. The two victims were reportedly leaving a staff Christmas party at the time of the incident. 

Lansing, IL - Woman Killed In 3-Car Collision On I-80 At Torrence Ave

Lansing, IL (December 5, 2019) - A woman was killed following a three-vehicle collision in Lansing, Illinois on Wednesday, December 4th. Authorities were notified of the crash at around 5:45 p.m. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of I-80 WB and Torrence Avenue. 

Chicago, IL - 1 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Accident Near O'Hare Airport

Chicago, IL (December 5, 2019) - A collision involving four vehicles left one injured in Chicago on Wednesday evening, December 4th. The site of the crash was located near O'Hare Airport at the intersection of I-90 EB and I-294. The collision happened at around 5:15 p.m. when black Volkswagen rear-ended a white Toyota.

Wilmington, IL - Mayor Charged In DUI Crash At IL-53 & Coal City Rd

Wilmington, IL (December 4, 2019) - The mayor of Braidwood, Illinois, Robert Jones, 58, was arrested for driving under the influence after being involved in a three-vehicle collision. The incident took place in Wilmington, Illinois on Sunday, November 24th. The incident occurred near the intersection of IL-53 and Coal City Road. 

South Holland, IL - Injuries Following Semi-Crash At I-94 & US-6

South Holland, IL (December 4, 2019) - An overturned semi-truck caused an accident that ended in injuries on I-94 (Bishop Ford Freeway) near US-6 (159th Street). The accident took place in South Holland, Illinois early Monday morning, December 2nd. Authorities were at the scene to render aid to those injured in the crash.

Lasalle, IL - 2 Injured In Crash At I-80 & I-39

Lasalle, IL (December 4, 2019) - Last Monday, November 25th, two people were hospitalized following a collision in Lasalle, Illinois. The collision took place near the intersection of I-80 and I-39. The incident occurred at around 11:38 a.m. when a vehicle left the roadway, seriously injuring the driver and passenger. 

Lisle, IL - Female Pedestrian Killed At Maple Ave & Benedictine Pkwy

Lisle, IL (December 3, 2019) - A fatal collision was reported in Lisle, Illinois on Sunday, December 1st, in the early evening. The incident occurred near the intersection of Maple Avenue and Benedictine Parkway at around 4:50 p.m. A 60-year-old woman was fatally struck while crossing the street. 

Bethalto, IL - 1 Injured In Crash With Officer At IL-140 & IL-255

Bethalto, IL (December 3, 2019) - A slick roadway is believed to have caused multiple crashes, one involving a patrol car and another vehicle, in Bethalto, Illinois. Both collisions occurred near the intersection of IL-140 and IL-255. The initial crash took place at around 5:24 a.m. on Monday morning, December 2nd.

St Louis, IL - 3 Injured In Semi-Truck Pileup At I-70 & I-55

St Louis, IL (December 2, 2019) - A multi-vehicle collision involving two semi-trucks and an SUV took place early Monday morning, December 2nd. The accident took place in St. Louis, Illinois near the intesrection of I-70 and I-55 at around 5:12 a.m. The roadway was reportedly icy at the time of the crash.

Mundelein, IL - Ambulance Crash With Injuries At Townline Rd

Mundelein, IL (December 2, 2019) - Late Monday afternoon, December 2nd, an ambulance was involved in a collision in Mundelein, Illinois. The accident took place at the 400 block of Townline Rd at around 5:20 p.m. in a northern suburb of the city. Two vehicles were reportedly involved: an ambulance and a black Lexus. 

Seward, IL - Woman Injured In Accident At Line Rd

Seward, IL (December 2, 2019) - A woman from Channahon, Illinois was injured following a two-vehicle collision in Seward Township, Illinois. The accident occurred at the 13000 block of Line Rd on Tuesday, November 26th. The crash was reported at around 4:49 p.m.

Ford Heights, IL - 2 Injured After Police Chase On IL-394

Ford Heights, IL (December 1, 2019) - Two people were injured in a crash on Sunday, December 1st, after leading police on a chase from Indiana into Illinois. The chase began in Dyer, Indiana and ended when the injured parties crashed their vehicle. The crash site was located on the ramp from IL-394 NB to Lincoln Hwy in the area of Ford Heights, Illinois.

Vandalia, IL - 1 Killed In Truck-Tractor Collision On I-70

Vandalia, IL (December 1, 2019) - One person has reportedly died in a fatal collision near Vandalia, Illinois. The incident took place on I-70 and involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle. The deceased victim has been identified as Alesia Kelly, 54. 

Lockport, IL - Fatal Head-On Crash At IL-53 & Renwick Rd

Lockport, IL (December 1, 2019) - A head-on crash on Thanksgiving evening, November 28th, near Lockport Township, Illinois took the life of a Joliet man. The crash happened on Thursday evening at around 7:30 a.m. The site of the collision was located near the intersection of IL-53 and Renwick Rd. 

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