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Accident Date: 
Mon, 10/27/2014

The accident occured around 2:15 p.m. at Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm, in the 13300 block of West 151st Street. Twelve people were on the hayride when a part came loose as the tractor went down an embankment, causing the vehicle to tip.

Accident Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014

The crash occured at about 4:30 a.m. on Illinois 146 in Hardin County, two miles east of Illinois 34, when a 1996 Honda Accord was traveling east on Illinois 146 when it departed the roadway, drove over a ditch, and hit a telephone pedestal and finally hit a tree.

Accident Date: 
Thu, 10/23/2014

A two-vehicle crash in Alorton, Illinois has injured two people, including a police officer. The accident, which involved a police car and another vehicle, occured late Wednesday, October 23 around 10:40 p.m. at the 5800 block of Bond Avenue.

Accident Date: 
Wed, 10/22/2014

A 58-year-old man has died in a crash in Long Grove Wednesday officials said. The accident occured just after 1 p.m. on Old McHenry Road near Prairie Wind Drive.

Accident Date: 
Sun, 10/19/2014

Kari Elliot, 25, lost control of her car, crossed lanes, hit a power pole and caught fire, Sunday night.  She was airlifted to a Peoria, IL hospital with injuries. Alcohol and vehicle speed were suspected to have impacted the driver's ability to keep control of her car.

 

Accident Date: 
Sat, 10/18/2014

A 91 year old man injured in car accident on southbound Interstate 57 at milepost 49 in Williamson County, IL, when he turned to use the crossover from the left shoulder, veering into the left lane, causing a Kentworth semi driven by a 50 year old

Accident Date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014

Early Friday morning, a man lost control of his vehicle, departed the road and hit a concrete wall.

Accident Date: 
Thu, 10/16/2014

Gabrielle M. Yocum, 21, was driving a Jeep Wrangler westbound on McDonough County Road, North 900th Road, about a half mile west of 1000th Road when the vehicle left the road on the right side, drove through a ditch, and hit a tree and an embankment.

Accident Date: 
Mon, 10/13/2014

Mark A. Billings, 54, died at Hammond-Henry Hospital following an accident in which his truck, hauling a tanker trailer, went off I-80 and overturned. A portion of the eastbound lanes were closed. The contents of trailer were transferred to another tanker. 

Accident Date: 
Sun, 10/12/2014

The National Transportation Safety Board said there were no clear reasons why the twin-engine Beechcraft Baron plane crashed in a Chicago suburb at about 10:40 p.m.

Accident Date: 
Sat, 10/11/2014

A 44-year-old man has died after losing his arm on the South Side in a vehicle accident Saturday evening. The accident happened at 1 p.m. on the 8200 block of South South Chicago Avenue. The vehicle struck a light pole and subsequently collided into a parked car.

Accident Date: 
Tue, 10/07/2014

Odoemena was escorting another nun to the train station at about 8:00am. Her companion successfully crossed the tracks as a train was approaching, but when Odoemena tried to cross, she was struck. After being taken to a local hospital, Odoemena was pronounced dead.

Accident Date: 
Mon, 10/06/2014

16-year-old Daniel Embrey and two friends were walking near the intersection of 14th and Edwardsville Road around 9:45 p.m. Monday when they were hit by a car. The car then fled the scene. Embrey was pronounced dead at the scene and a another teenager was flown to a St.

Accident Date: 
Sun, 10/05/2014

At least three people died and more than 10 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash at 95th Street and Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn Sunday evening. The accident took place just before 5 p.m. when a car traveling westbound collided with cars waiting at a stoplight at the intersection.

Accident Date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014

Donald R. Childers was driving a Dodge Durango at about 3:10 p.m. headed north on Illinois 34 when he swerved to avoid a slower-moving vehicle in the road. The pavement was wet, and he lost control of his vehicle, which then left the road and struck a tree. Donald Childers and Betty J.

Accident Date: 
Sun, 09/28/2014

All three occupants of the the minvan were brought to Union County Hospital, and one died Monday as a result of injures suffered in the crash. The crash is still under investigation. 

Accident Date: 
Sun, 09/28/2014

John Juergensmeyer, who had had his pilot's license for the past 35 years, made the 90-minute trip to visit his brother about once a month, according to his widow.

Accident Date: 
Fri, 09/26/2014

Joshua R. James was riding his motorcycle on Kimzey Road when he lost control of his vehicle on a sloping curve. He was taken to a local hospital, and his motorcycle sustained major damage.

Accident Date: 
Wed, 09/17/2014

The man was taken to Herrin Hospital before being transferred to a St. Louis hospital, though injuries were non-life threatening.

Accident Date: 
Sun, 09/14/2014

A Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburb.Police could not provide details Sunday morning on how many vehicles were involved in the accident, or the name of the deceased person.

 

Accident Date: 
Sun, 09/14/2014

A 25-year-old New Athens man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. According to the coroner’s office,  McGovern was not wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at 5:06 a.m.

Accident Date: 
Sat, 09/13/2014

Fortunately there were no passengers in the van. After firefighters freed the man from his van he was taken to the hospital.

Accident Date: 
Fri, 09/12/2014

Three people were injured in a vehicle accident in Jefferson County.

Accident Date: 
Fri, 09/12/2014

Avis Jolliff, the 23-year-old driver of the silver van was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he later died, according to police. The SUV driver was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and listed in stable condition, police said.

 

Accident Date: 
Thu, 09/11/2014

Syeda was taken to the hospital for treatment by Galena EMS.