Month: December 2017

Two Drivers Pronounced Dead Following Head-On Collision In Homer Glen

There was a fatal two-car accident Saturday night (December 23, 2017) in Homer Glen.   The crash, which was a “head-on collision,” resulted in the death of both drivers, one man and one woman. According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on 143rd Street, about 1/4 mile east of Creme Road.  The crash happened …

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Safety Issues Raised Concerning Suburban Chicago Crosswalk Use

Will County Pedestrian Safety As previously discussed on this site, pedestrian accidents involving people who are walking in crosswalks at the time of the collision happen on a regular basis in the Chicago area.  As such, one question that has arisen is whether crosswalks offer a “false sense of security” for pedestrians and others, like …

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Man Dies Following “Chain-Reaction” Crash On Route 53 In Romeoville

There was a fatal multi-vehicle accident Thursday (December 7, 2017) on Route 53 in Romeoville.  According to Romeoville Police, the accident occurred at 5:43 p.m. on Route 53 between Renwick Road and Taylor Road. The accident was a “chain-reaction crash” that involved a “head-on collision.” According to the Romeoville Police Department, the accident happened just …

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Fatal Car-Truck Collision In Manhattan Township

There was a fatal car-truck collision early Sunday morning (December 3, 2017) in Manhattan Township.  Two men, the occupants in the car, died in the accident. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the December 3, 2017 Channahon Patch article titled “2nd Victim Identified In Fiery Will County Crash“: On Sunday night, Will County Sheriff’s Deputy …

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Man Fatally Struck By Semi Truck On I-55 Near Bolingbrook

A man was fatally hit by a semi truck early Saturday (December 2, 2017) morning on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Bolingbrook.  The man was struck near mile marker 265. An excerpt regarding the crash and its causes, as seen in the Chicago Sun-Times article of December 2, 2017 titled “Police:  Man fatally struck by …

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