Two Crashes In Shorewood, Illinois

There were two Will County vehicle accidents in Shorewood, Illinois in the last couple of days.

The first accident happened on Monday night (December 22, 2014) on I-55 near Route 52, and is summarized in the December 23, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “Five Injured In I-55 Crash.”

According to Shorewood Police, the second accident happened on Tuesday (December 23, 2014) and occurred when a car collided with a UPS truck on Route 59 near Meyers Street, south of Route 52.

This accident happened at approximately 11:00 a.m., and happened as the UPS truck had stopped to make deliveries.  At that time, a Isuzu Trooper “rear-ended” the truck.

All four people in the Isuzu, including a husband and wife and two children, as well as the UPS truck driver, were injured.

All injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening.

Additional details regarding this Will County collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 23, 2014 The Herald-News article titled “Five injured in Tuesday crash in Shorewood” as well as the December 23 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Five injured in Tuesday crash in Shorewood.”

Fatal Rollover Accident On I-55 In Channahon Township

There was a fatal Will County vehicle accident on Interstate 55 in Channahon Township on Wednesday morning, December 10, 2014.  The man killed was identified as Ryan Smith, 19, of Morris.

An excerpt from the December 11, 2014 Morris Daily Herald article titled “Morris man killed in I-55 accident Wednesday“:

Smith was driving north about 7:30 p.m. in a Ford pickup in the left lane when a semitrailer changed lanes and cut him off, witnesses told state police. Smith swerved to avoid hitting the semitrailer. He was ejected from his pickup as it rolled over several times in the median ditch before the truck came to rest in the southbound lanes south of the Route 6 interchange.

Smith was taken to the Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.  According to the Will County Coroner’s Office he was pronounced dead at 8:28 p.m.

The driver of the semitrailer did not stop, and the driver has not been identified.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Morris Daily Herald article mentioned above (which also has remembrances) as well as the Channahon-Minooka Patch article of December 11, 2014 titled “Morris Teen Dies in I-55 crash.”

Woman Fatally Struck By Car In Joliet

There was a fatal car accident early Sunday (December 7, 2014) in Joliet in which a woman was fatally hit by a car.

According to Joliet Police, the accident happened at approximately 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Gardner Road.  At that time, a driver struck a woman who was lying on the roadway.

The woman struck was identified by the Will County Coroner’s Office as Syreeta R. Campbell, 33, of Joliet.  She was taken to the Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 1:52 a.m.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 7, 2014 Patch.com article titled “Joliet Woman Struck and Killed While Lying in Roadway” as well as the December 7 thetimesweekly.com article titled “Joliet woman dies after being struck by vehicle” and the December 7 The Herald-News article titled “Joliet woman struck by car, killed.”

Man Dies After Will County Bicycle Accident

There was a fatal Will County bicycle accident early Sunday morning (December 7, 2014) in Wilmington Township.

Details on this fatal bicycle accident appear limited at this time.

An excerpt from the December 7, 2014 The Herald-News article titled “Bicyclist struck, killed in Wilmington Township“:

The man was riding a bicycle on West Frontage Road just south of Lorenzo Road in Wilmington Township when he was struck by a vehicle, the coroner’s office said Sunday. The Illinois State Police are investigating.

According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, the man was later pronounced dead after being taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center for treatment of accident injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details regarding this fatal Will County bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Herald-News article mentioned above.

Fatal Car Collision In Homer Glen, Illinois

There was a two-vehicle collision in Homer Glen on Thursday, November 27, 2014.

An 87-year-old woman died a few days following this accident.

Details regarding this accident, and especially the causes of the accident, appear limited at this time.

According to Will County Coroner Patrick O’Neill, the accident happened at the intersection of 159th Street and Cedar Road, and one of the vehicles involved was attempting to turn into a driveway at the time of the vehicle collision.

The 87-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle attempting to pull into the driveway, was identified as Elaine Tychsen, 87, of Crystal Lake.  She was taken to Silver Cross Hospital for treatment of accident injuries, and she passed away on Saturday.

Additional details regarding this fatal Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 1, 2014 Northwest Herald article titled “Crystal Lake woman died after Thanksgiving Day crash in South Suburbs” as well as the December 1 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “Former Crystal Lake Teacher Dies Following Crash.”