Fatal Joliet, Illinois Pedestrian Accident

There was a fatal Will County pedestrian accident Friday (March 20, 2015) in Joliet.

Details regarding the accident – and especially its causes – appear limited at this time.

The accident happened near the intersection of Western Avenue and Hickory Street in Joliet, where a man was struck by a vehicle.

The man, identified as Mark A. Cipolla, was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. ¬†According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, he died at 9:19 p.m. Friday night.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Joliet pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 23, 2015 CBS Chicago article titled “Two Charged With DUI After Pedestrian Killed In Joliet Crash” as well as the March 21 The Herald News article titled “Joliet man dies after being struck by vehicle” and the March 21 Joliet Patch article titled “Joliet Man Killed In Pedestrian Accident.”

Collision Between USPS Truck And Car Near Plainfield, Illinois

There was a Will County accident Tuesday afternoon (March 17, 2015) involving a U.S. Postal Service truck and a car near Plainfield.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the vehicle collision happened at Illinois Route 126 and County Line Road at approximately 4:30 p.m.

There appears to be somewhat conflicting explanations among media sources as to the cause of the accident.

Here is an excerpt from the March 17, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “2 injured after crash involving U.S. Postal truck near Will-Kendall border“:

According to preliminary information the postal truck was traveling on Route 126 eastbound, west of County Line Road. The truck braked suddenly for traffic, causing the truck to roll over on its side on the westbound lane, police said.

The Volkswagen, which was traveling west on Route 126, then struck the side of the postal truck, police said.

Additional information and possible updates regarding this Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the March 17 Herald News article titled “Crash closes Route 126 between Drauden, Plainfield” and the March 17 CBS Chicago article titled “Two Injured In Head-On Crash Involving USPS Truck.”

Man Fatally Struck While Walking On I-55 In Bolingbrook

There was a fatal Will County accident early Saturday morning (March 7, 2015) in which a man was fatally struck by a vehicle on Interstate 55 (I-55) in Bolingbrook.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), this accident happened after a man, identified as Salvador J. Pena, 22, of Burbank, got out of a vehicle on I-55 after “some sort of domestic altercation.”

Then, as seen in the March 7, 2015 mysuburbanlife.com article, titled “Man killed while walking on I-55 in Bolingbrook“:

Pena left his vehicle on I-55 near the Illinois 53 interchange, police said. He was in the northbound lanes and began walking. He was struck by a vehicle while in between the right and center lanes. Then he was hit by another vehicle.

According to the ISP, Pena was declared dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates regarding this fatal Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the mysuburbanlife.com article mentioned above, as well as the March 7 Romeoville Patch article titled “22-Year-Old Man Dies After Walking into Traffic on I-55.”