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Accidents in which one vehicle crosses the center line, and subsequently collides with an oncoming vehicle, continue to be among the most serious Illinois traffic accidents.  Often, these types of collisions are “head-on collisions” which for many reasons are highly physically traumatic and cause serious accident injuries.  Often, such injuries result in fatalities.

There was a fatal Beach Park traffic accident early Friday (August 10, 2018) evening.  The accident scene was in the vicinity of Green Bay Road and Nemesis Avenue and involved a vehicle crossing the center line before colliding with an oncoming vehicle.

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Street racing in the Chicago area has led to many accidents.  Some of these accidents have led to fatalities, either to the drivers and passengers in the racing cars or to others who are not involved in the racing.

There are various reasons why street racing is dangerous.  It often involves driving at high speeds, and traffic control devices are often ignored.  As well, another problem involving street racing is that it usually happens on public roads that aren’t necessarily suitable for high-speed driving.

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A person was killed in a car accident early Monday (July 9, 2018) morning in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

According to information provided by Chicago Police, the accident happened in the 600 block of West North Avenue.  At 3:33 a.m., a Nissan Altima driving east “rear-ended” an eastbound 2008 Acura that was stopped at a stop light.  The force of the collision pushed the Acura into the intersection.

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Both during and after police chases, the vehicle being pursued sometimes crashes.  There are many reasons why these crashes occur.  Often, the vehicle being pursued is traveling at unsafe speeds and/or in a reckless manner.  As well, traffic control devices are often not heeded.  There have been many Chicago crashes which have occurred that have involved drivers who were attempting to elude police.

There was a fatal crash Wednesday (June 20, 2018) night which led to fatal injuries to one person as well as non-fatal injuries to three other people.  The collision involved a taxi and a Jeep Grand Cherokee that had been reported as stolen.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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There are various types of car accidents that tend to typically lead to serious, if not life-threatening, injuries.  Among these types of vehicle accidents that frequently cause serious harm are “head-on collisions.”  These crashes typically cause vehicle occupants to be subject to a very high degree of force, and these great forces cause a substantial degree of physical trauma.  Various aspects of “head-on collisions” are further discussed on the “‘Head-On Collisions’ In Cook County” page.

There was a fatal car crash early Tuesday (March 6, 2018) morning in Berwyn.  According to Berwyn Police the accident involved a car crossing the center line and colliding with another car in a “head-on collision.”

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There was a fatal crash early Tuesday (February 13, 2018) on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Midway Airport.  The crash led to one person being fatally injured and three other people being seriously injured.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the crash involved a single vehicle, a Toyota SUV.

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