Teenage Girl Dies In Fatal Wilmington Car Crash

There was a fatal Will County car accident Tuesday afternoon (October 20, 2015) in Wilmington.

The accident was reported to police at approximately 5:20 p.m.

An initial investigation indicates the crash happened as a car left the roadway and struck a tree near Stevens Lane and Widows Road.

The driver, a 16-year-old, and a 14-year-old female passenger, were both extricated from the car by the Wilmington Fire Department.  They were taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

The 14-year-old, identified as Cory A. Tebbens, of Wilmington, died at the hospital.

The 16-year-old driver was said to be in intensive care.

An excerpt, from the October 21 The Herald-News article titled “Wilmington teen killed in car crash,” quoting Wilmington Police Chief Phillip Arnold:

“Initial observations indicate that the vehicle had been traveling at a high rate of speed,” Arnold said.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Herald-News article seen above, as well as the October 21 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Girl, 14, killed in crash in Wilmington.”

Fatal Single-Vehicle Car Rollover Crash

There was a fatal car rollover accident in Will County.  The accident scene was discovered Friday morning (October 16, 2015) in unincorporated Manhattan Township.

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

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the accident was discovered at approximately 6:30 a.m.  A man, found deceased at the accident scene, had been ejected from a red Ford SUV.  The vehicle was apparently driving along Pauling Road, near Barton Road, at the time of the accident.

The man has only been publicly identified as a 27-year-old man.  According to the Will County Sheriff’s Police, the accident involved only the single Ford SUV.

Additional details regarding this fatal Will County  accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 16, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Man dies after being ejected from SUV in Will County” as well as the October 16 New Lenox Patch article titled “Man’s Body Found in Cornfield.”

Four-Car Accident In Plainfield

There was a four-car accident today (October 8, 2015) in Plainfield.  The accident happened on Route 126.

According to Plainfield Police, the accident happened at approximately 2:20 p.m., when a car entered into the opposing lane of traffic.

A “chain-reaction” crash then occurred involving four cars.

Three people were taken to hospitals for treatment of their accident injuries.  The injuries were considered to be “non-life-threatening” in nature.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 8, 2015 Romeoville Patch article titled “4-Car Crash Sends 3 People to Hospital.”