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Southbound I-55 Car Crash Near Bolingbrook Leads To Fatality

A southbound I-55 car crash fatality occurred early Friday (June 21, 2019) morning. The crash involved a passenger car and Illinois State Police car. This southbound I-55 car crash involved an apparent loss of vehicle control near Bolingbrook. The accident happened in a construction zone just north of the Weber Road exit. This southbound I-55 …

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I-55 Fatal Collision In Shorewood Involving Two Vehicles

An I-55 fatal collision occurred in Shorewood Saturday (May 4, 2019) afternoon. This I-55 collision resulted in the death of a vehicle occupant. Details regarding this I-55 fatal collision appear limited at this time. An excerpt regarding the circumstances regarding this fatal Will County collision, from the May 6, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman …

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I-55 Rollover Crash Near Mile Marker 256 Leads To Serious Injuries

There was an I-55 rollover crash that led to a driver being ejected and seriously injured. This I-55 rollover crash happened Thursday (March 21, 2019) evening shortly after 6:00 p.m. on northbound I-55 near mile marker 256. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the accident involved two vehicles. An excerpt regarding this …

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Fatal Single-Car Accidents In Joliet During March 2019

There were two recent fatal single-car accidents in Joliet. These fatal single-car accidents lead to the deaths of a 21-year-old driver and a 70-year-old passenger. Both accidents happened in the early morning hours. The first crash occurred near Interstate 55 (I-55) and Plainfield Road. Details on this crash appear very limited at this time. The …

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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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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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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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