Fatal Collision Between Garbage Truck And Car In Glenview

There was a fatal Cook County vehicle collision yesterday afternoon (October 15, 2013) invoving a garbage truck and car in Glenview, Illinois.

The collision happened as a garbage truck was traveling north on Harlem, and apparently “ran over” a car traveling east on Harrison Street. The accident happened at approximately 12:40 p.m., according to Glenview Police.

A large fire followed the collision.

The three occupants of the car were killed, and the driver of the garbage truck was uninjured.

The accident remains under investigation. No charges or citations have been issued in connection with the accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 15, 2013 Chicago Tribune article titled “Fatal Glenview garbage truck crash” as well as the abc7chicago.com article titled “3 dead in garbage truck crash in Glenview.”

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