Critical Procedures to Remember Following a Car Crash in Illinois

A car crash is a traumatic event, and it is easy to act impulsively in the chaos that follows. Acting rashly can result in further trauma down the road, though, and it is best to keep a cool head and handle the situation in a calm manner. If you can manage that, it may be…

Three-Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Semi-Truck Driver

The Chicago Sun Times reports that three people sustained injuries on Monday when someone driving an SUV changed lanes without looking. The SUV crashed into one semi-truck before another careened into it. The accident occurred on Interstate 65, and police say it happened in the early afternoon. After the first crash, a second semi collided…

Driver Dies after Crashing into Chicago Home

The Chicago Sun Times reports that an elderly man who failed to stop at an intersection and crashed into a house has died. According to police, the man was travelling east on Summit Street shortly after 8 a.m. when he drove straight through the stop sign. A vehicle travelling south crashed directly into him. The…

Immunity Plea Becomes Icy Failure for City of Park Ridge: Suing a Municipality

After an ‘unnatural accumulation’ of snow and ice formed on a city sidewalk due to the negligence of a city snow plow operator – making the sidewalk impassable — a woman was forced into the street and was subsequently hit by a car.  She brought suit against the city for her injuries citing negligence. The…

Two-Vehicle Crash Injures Four at O’Hare International Airport

The Chicago Tribune reports that four people are in the hospital after a serious two-car crash at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The crash was in the early hours of the morning, and police and firefighters responded at about 12:30 a.m. Emergency workers transported two people to the nearby Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, another to Loyola…

Man Survives Fall into Chicago River after Car Accident

The Chicago Tribune reports that a man fell into the Chicago River after a car crash on Congress Parkway. Police say a red Ford sedan collided with a Lexus SUV just after 8 p.m. When one of the drivers stopped to ask if the other driver was ok, he fell into the Chicago River below….

What Should I Do if I am in an Auto Accident in Illinois?

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Man Find Turns Signal in his Arm 50 Years after Accident

There’s a story behind every car accident. Unfortunately, many crashes end in tragedy, and to some degree, all accidents cause harm either to people or to a vehicle. The story of one car accident in 1963 recently came to a dramatic conclusion, when the victim found a turn signal in his arm more than 50…

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured in Serious Car Crash

In 2013, there were 895 fatal car crashes across the state of Illinois, according to research by the Illinois Department of Transportation. These wrecks caused 954 fatalities, which is an increase from previous years. Police suggest that the proliferation of smartphones and other modern distractions have contributed to the increase in fatal accidents. While these figures…

Five-Car Crash in Illinois Critically Injures Man

Illinois sees its fair share of annual car crashes. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there are more than 1,000 fatal vehicle collisions across the state each year, and these cause more than 1,400 deaths. These car crashes can impact victims and their families for a lifetime. Besides the immediate emotional and physical damage,…