Month: April 2016

Joliet Motorcycle Accident On Black Road

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday evening (April 17, 2016) in Joliet. Details regarding the accident appear limited.  As seen in the Joliet Patch article of April 18, 2016, titled “Motorcycle Man in Critical Condition:  Cops” the accident involved a motorcyclist who was riding with two other motorcyclists on Black Road when he crashed for …

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“Wrong-Way Driver” Collision In Joliet

There was a “wrong-way driver” accident Sunday morning (April 17, 2016) in Joliet. According to police, the accident happened on South Chicago Street Sunday morning.  The accident involved a Volkswagen Beetle heading northbound in the southbound lanes shortly before 6:00 a.m.  A collision then occurred between the Volkswagen and a Nissan Armada. The driver of …

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash On I-55 Near Bolingbrook

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (April 14, 2016) on I-55 near Bolingbrook. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes, just south of Route 53. At that time, for reasons currently unknown, a motorcycle crashed into the rear of (i.e. “rear-ended”) a …

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“Chain-Reaction Crash” On I-55 Injures Three People

There was a “chain-reaction crash” on I-55 at Arsenal Road this afternoon, April 11, 2016. The accident happened in an area in which the Illinois Department of Transportation had temporary lane closures in order to do road repairs.  According to an April 11 IDOT news release: temporary lane closures are underway on outbound Interstate 55, …

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Man Fatally Struck On Interstate 80 Near New Lenox

There was a fatal accident Monday afternoon (April 4, 2016) on Interstate 80 near New Lenox. Details on the accident appear limited.  The accident, and especially its causes, are still under investigation by the Illinois State Police. The accident involved a semi fatally striking a man on westbound Interstate 80 near mile marker 139.  The …

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