Month: November 2018

Vehicle Crash Injuries And Their Associated Level Of Severity

Vehicle crash injuries can vary significantly depending upon the characteristics of the accident.  While some vehicle crash injuries are minor, and the associated pain and other impairments diminish after a short time, other injuries can have lasting effects. As discussed on the “Injuries Resulting From Various Types Of Vehicle Accidents” page,  while serious injuries can …

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Plainfield Car Crash Near 135th Street and Meadow Lane

A Plainfield car crash involving a failure to yield occurred Friday (November 16, 2018) evening. According to Plainfield Police, the two-vehicle crash occurred just after 6:15 p.m., near 135th Street and Meadow Lane. This Plainfield car crash involved one vehicle striking another before striking a tree. An excerpt regarding the crash and the charges filed …

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Driving In Snow Safely During The Chicago Winter Season

Driving in snow often requires caution in order to avoid getting into an accident.  As seen in many accidents, snow and icy conditions can lead to “slide-offs,” spinouts, “rear-end” accidents, and for trucks, jackknifing.  These accidents can be particularly hard to avoid if there is “black ice,” which can be very difficult to see and …

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Bolingbrook Fatal Car Crash On November 8, 2018

A Bolingbrook fatal car crash occurred Thursday (November 8, 2018) night.  This single-vehicle Bolingbrook fatal car crash appears to have involved a loss of vehicle control. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Todd DeTamble, 44, of Plainfield.  He died at the accident scene. According to the Bolingbrook Police Department, the crash happened at approximately …

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Drunk Driving Crashes And Efforts Made To Reduce Their Frequency

Drunk driving crashes  as well as accidents involving drivers who are impaired by drug use continue to be a traffic safety problem in Will County as well as throughout Illinois. On this site, Will County drunk driving crashes are discussed in posts found under the “DUI” category.  As seen in the various accidents discussed in these posts, these crashes …

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Fatal I-80 Car Crash Just To The East Of Houbolt Avenue

There was a fatal I-80 car crash in Joliet on Monday (November 5, 2018) afternoon.   This fatal I-80 car crash appears to have involved a loss of vehicle control. According to preliminary accident investigation findings from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened as a car was traveling on eastbound I-80.  For a currently unknown reason, …

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