Fatal Collision In Channahon

There was a fatal Will County vehicle collision Thursday (October 30, 2014) in Channahon, Illinois.  A U.S. Postal Service driver died from injuries sustained during this crash.

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle collision happened at approximately 12:35 p.m. on Youngs Road, south of Cavalea Drive.  At that time, the postal truck was driving southbound on Youngs Road when, for reasons currently undetermined, it drove off the road, onto the shoulder.  The postal truck then swerved to the left, crossing the center line and colliding head-on with a northbound Culligan Water truck.

The driver of the postal truck was identified as Daniel M. McGuire, 48, of Channahon.  According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, he was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the Culligan truck, identified as a 32-year-old man, was not hurt in the crash.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 31, 2014 Channahon-Minooka Patch article titled “Postal Carrier Killed in Channahon crash” as well as the October 30, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Postal Service Driver Killed In Crash.”

Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Crest Hill, Illinois

There was a fatal Will County pedestrian accident Saturday night (October 11, 2014) in Crest Hill.

Details regarding this fatal accident are somewhat limited.

The fatal pedestrian happened at approximately 9:50 p.m., as a man was crossing Route 53 near Ludwig Avenue.  At that time, a vehicle struck the man.  The man died from his injuries at the accident scene.

According to Will County Coroner Patrick K. O’Neil, the man has been identified as Leon Guillermo, 56, of Joliet.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the mysuburbanlife.com article of October 14, 2014 titled “Joliet man hit by car in Crest Hill identified” as well as the October 14 Joliet Patch article titled “Coroner Identifies Joliet Man Struck By Car In Crest Hill.”

Fatal Rollover Car Accident In Joliet, Illinois

There was a fatal Will County car accident Thursday night (October 9, 2014) in Joliet.

The fatal car accident happened shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Millsdale Road near Brandon Road.  The accident was a car rollover accident.

According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, the driver was identified as Paul J. Solarz, 62, of Arlington Heights.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

This fatal Will County car accident remains under investigation by the Joliet Police Department.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 10, 2014 thetimesweekly.com article titled “Arlington Heights man killed in Joliet rollover accident” as well as the October 10 Joliet Patch article titled “Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash in Joliet.”

Joliet Couple Injured As Car Collides With Their Motorcycle

There has been an arrest made regarding a hit and run accident in which a man driving a car rear-ended a couple riding a motorcycle in Joliet on September 27, 2014.

This Will County motorcycle accident happened at approximately 7:50 p.m. at the intersection of Bronk Road and Mallard Lane.

According to Joliet Police, the accident happened as the motorcycle was struck from behind by the car.  The driver of the car fled the accident scene.

The married couple riding the motorcycle were both injured after the motorcycle tipped over during the accident, thereby throwing both off the motorcycle.

The couple were both taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

The driver of the car who fled the scene was charged Wednesday with leaving the scene of an injury accident.  According to Joliet Police, the man charged is Justin M. Underwood, 27 of Joliet.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Will County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including thetimesweekly.com article of September 9, 2014 titled “Hit-and-run driver arrested for motorcycle crash:  Police” as well as the September 9 Joliet Patch article titled “Joliet Cops Track Down Hit & Run Driver Who Injured 2 on Motorcycle.”

Fatal Collision In Frankfort, Illinois

There was a fatal Will County traffic collision Tuesday (October 7, 2014) in Frankfort.

This fatal collision happened on Laraway Road at approximately 6:45 a.m., when an eastbound minivan struck a Ford Taurus approximately 1/8 mile west of 80th Avenue.

According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, the driver of the Taurus, identified as Anthony B. Rutledge, 57, of University Park, was pronounced dead at 7:42 a.m., after being taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox for treatment of his injuries.

The driver of the minivan, identified as a 55-year-old woman, was also taken to Silver Cross Hospital.

Additional details regarding this fatal Will County vehicle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 7, 2014 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “One killed, one injured in Frankfort crash” as well as the October 8 Mokena Patch article titled “Laraway Road Collision Tuesday Morning Proves Fatal.”

Car Collision On Joliet’s West Side

There was a car collision on Saturday (October 4, 2014) in Joliet, Illinois.

According to Joliet Police, this Will County car collision apparently happened after one car failed to stop at an intersection and struck another car.  As a result of the accident, at least one driver remained in critical condition due to accident injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 6 Morris Daily Herald article titled “Mazon woman in critical condition following weekend crash in Joliet.”

Two Illinois State Police Cars Involved In I-355 Crash

Two Illinois State Police (ISP) squad cars were involved in an accident early Wednesday (October 1, 2014) on Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

This Will County accident happened at approximately 5:51 a.m., after the Illinois State Police troopers had stopped to investigate a three-vehicle collision that had just happened.  As they were doing so, a cargo van crashed into their squad cars, even though the emergency lights on both cars were on.

No one was injured in this crash.  The driver of the cargo van is reported to have been drowsy, and this drowsiness caused the accident.

Additional details and possible updates regarding this Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 1, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Two squad cars hit in five-car crash on I-355” as well as the October 1, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Two State Police Cars Hit In 5-Car Crash On Interstate 355.”