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Reckless Driving Caused IL Auto Accident

Illinois State Police are investigating an auto accident that injured two people on Saturday morning. The accident occurred at 8:30 a.m. in Saline County, Illinois which is located in the southeast part of the state. According to authorities, 27-year-old Kristen Lee Day was operating a passenger vehicle on Illinois Route 13 westbound when her vehicle veered off the right side of the roadway. Day overcorrected the vehicle causing it to overturn and land on the median. Day was ejected from the vehicle and her passenger, a 17-year-old, sustained minor injuries in the crash. Day was transported to a hospital in...

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Two Killed in Three Vehicle Auto Accident

Nine individuals sustained injuries in a car accident that involved three vehicles on Thursday night. The accident happened in the suburb of Robbins, south of Chicago. Authorities stated that they’re not exactly sure how the accident happened or what caused the crash that occurred at 7:45 p.m. Three vehicles collided near the intersection of 137th Street and Central Park Avenue and nine occupants of the vehicles were injured in the accident. They were transported by ambulances to area hospitals, and two of the nine people died from their injuries. Police did release the identities of the deceased, and they are...

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Woman Sentenced in Motorcycle Accident

On Thursday, 34-year-old Leena Ultsch was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render help or report a death. The charges stem from an auto accident involving a motorcycle during the very early hours on Wednesday near Antioch, Illinois. According to authorities, 50-year-old Gregory Boyes and his motorcycle were discovered along Illinois Route 173 at approximately 4 a.m. Investigators initially believed he had lost control of the 2007 Suzuki when he was driving around a curve. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. During the investigation, police realized another vehicle was also involved...

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IL Car Crash Kills Three

A car accident has claimed the lives of three individuals in Ingleside, Illinois during the early hours of Wednesday. Residents of the Chicago suburb were awakened to sounds of helicopters and emergency personnel responding to the crash that happened at approximately 2 a.m. The Lake County Sheriff’s Department stated that a Kia Optima was traveling on Rollins Road when the vehicle veered off the roadway, collided with a tree and burst into flames. Emergency workers discovered three individuals in the car that were deceased. The county coroner could not identify the victims and stated that he will need to perform...

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Explosion Injures Student at SIUE

A Southern Illinois University Edwardsville student sustained injuries in an explosion on Tuesday afternoon. The school accident occurred in a science lab in the science building that has recently been constructed. University officials claim a 23-year-old male student was working with a beaker filled with tetrahydrofuran and potassium when it exploded. The student sustained cuts to his hands and burns to his arms. He received immediate treatment for the burns and cuts then was transported by ambulance to a hospital. The explosion ignited a fire that the Edwardsville Fire Department had to extinguish, but fortunately, there was only a small...

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Illinois Plane Accident Kills Pilot

Over the weekend, a plane crash in the eastern part of Illinois took the life of a man. David Goodwin from Martinsville, Illinois told family members that he was going to go flying, and after they had not heard from him for several hours, they contacted police on Saturday morning and reported him missing. Authorities located the plane crash site near the Indiana border in a Clark County, Illinois cornfield. Jeff Pearce, the Clark County Coroner, pronounced Goodwin dead at the scene of the accident, and his autopsy is scheduled for Monday. It has not yet been determined what caused...

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SUV Collides with Building in Metro-East Auto Accident

Granite City police are investigating an auto accident that ended with an SUV crashing into a building on Thursday night. At approximately 12:40 a.m. Friday morning, the 20-year-old male driver was operating a Chevy Blazer on Iowa Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a parked car in the parking lot of Schnucks. The driver then fled from the scene of the accident striking a curb causing the vehicle to become airborne and ejecting the driver. The vehicle then collided with a vacant building near the intersection of Nameoki Road...

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Woman Injured in Belleville Auto Accident

A single-vehicle auto accident has injured a woman in Belleville on Thursday. The accident happened at approximately 1:40 p.m. when a woman overturned her vehicle along Old St. Louis Road. According to deputies with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, the unidentified woman was operating a BMW hatchback passenger vehicle. She was traveling eastbound when the BMW left the roadway, collided with a tree, and overturned in the yard of a housing duplex in the 6200 block. The driver was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital where her condition...

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Truck Accident Victim Fighting for Insurance Change

Five years ago, Mike Tomars was rear-ended in a tractor-trailer accident that inflicted him with life-altering injuries. Tomars, 55-years-old, sustained a fractured skull that prevents him from working, being in crowds, bright lights, or reading for more than a short period of time. The trucking company settled with Tomars for $300,000 above their $1 million insurance policy limit, but after fees and other expenses related to the case, including reimbursing some insurance payments, he received $600,000. Tomas and his family believe he will have to rely on public assistance in the future due to his expenses for long-term care.  ...

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IL Woman Killed in Car Accident

An auto accident claimed the life of a Murphysboro, Illinois resident on Friday afternoon. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the traffic crash at approximately 3:17 p.m at Highway 127 and Ave Road in Murphysboro. According to authorities, the accident involved a 2015 Ford car driven by East St. Louis resident Rosalind Williams, 42-years-old, and a 2007 Ford car operated by 76-year-old Barbara Morber. The serious accident resulted in Williams sustaining serious injuries, and she was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital. The Jackson County coroner pronounced Morber dead at the scene of the accident. The cause of the...

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