There was a fatal “hit & run” accident Thursday (April 19, 2018) night in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The accident led to the death of a 56-year-old woman.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened as a woman was crossing the street in the 3300 block of North Halsted Street at approximately 9:00 p.m. At that time, she was struck by a red Jeep SUV.
There was a fatal car accident that happened during a police chase early Friday (April 13, 2018) morning in Rogers Park. The driver that was attempting to elude police at the time of the crash faces numerous charges including reckless homicide.
There was a fatal accident Monday evening (April 9, 2018) in Chicago’s Calumet Heights neighborhood involving a SUV that crashed into a CTA bus shelter. The accident led to the death of one woman as well as five other people being injured.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 6:25 p.m., in the 9400 block of South Stony Island Avenue.
There was a fatal traffic accident Monday (April 9, 2018) afternoon on the Bishop Ford Freeway. Two people were killed in the crash and another person was seriously injured.
According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the two-vehicle crash happened on Interstate 94 near 159th Street at approximately 12:20 p.m.
There have been a number of recent accidents in the Chicago area in which people have been fatally struck by vehicles. There was another fatal pedestrian accident Tuesday afternoon (April 3, 2018) in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood. This accident happened in a parking lot and led to the death of a woman.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened as a man lost control of his SUV in a parking lot.
Pedestrian safety continues to be a substantial issue with regard to traffic safety. As seen in many Chicago area pedestrian accidents, these accidents often lead to those who have been hit by a vehicle to be seriously injured. In many cases these injuries have led to the death of the pedestrian.
In the last few days there have been fatal crashes in both Lake County (April 1 pedestrian accident in Beach Park) as well as in Kane County (March 31 pedestrian accident in Aurora.) In both instances the pedestrian died at the accident scene from accident injuries.
“Roundabouts” and “traffic circles” are often a source for confusion among motorists. While there are rules and suggestions for navigating around and through these traffic circles, often these rules are not followed and accidents often occur. Many of these crashes are caused by “failure to yield.” These accidents often involve one or more drivers and other vehicle occupants being injured.
There was a fatal car rollover accident on Sunday (March 25, 2018) evening in Des Plaines. The accident led to the deaths of three family members in a car as well as two drivers being injured, one critically.
The accident happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Rand Road and Golf Road in Des Plaines. The accident happened as a 16-year-old boy was driving the family car with his parents and sister were passengers in the car.