“Wrong-Way Driver” crashes are an ongoing traffic safety issue nationally as well as in the Chicago area. These crashes are particularly troublesome as they often result in “head-on” collisions that cause serious accident injuries to all vehicle occupants. In many instances these injuries result in fatalities.
On this site, many Illinois vehicle accidents causing injuries and fatalities have been summarized. The summaries regarding drivers who are driving in the wrong direction and have caused accidents are found in the “Wrong-Way Drivers” category.