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Sat, 12/13/2014

A 17-year-old girl was struck by a train at the Garfield Crossing and critically injured. Responders transported her to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition. Check back for updates.

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Thu, 12/11/2014

At about 1:00pm, Johnson was driving on Illinois 164 when she crossed into the oncoming lane for reasons unknown, and ended up striking a car driven by a 66-year-old woman who had an 18-month-old baby as a passenger.

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Mon, 12/08/2014

Thomas J. Overbeck of Deiterich was killed when his car crossed into oncoming traffic on Illinois 33 and was hit by a semi driven by Jerry Cross, 48, of Willow Hill. Cross swerved but was unable to avoid hitting Overbeck's vehicle, and Overbeck died at the scene.

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Fri, 11/28/2014

A man was killed when his vehicle drove intoLake Michigan Friday near Monroe Harbor downtown at about 3 p.m. Randy Brittman, 51, was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and was later pronounced dead at 8:23 p.m.

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Fri, 11/28/2014

About 2:05 p.m., Susan Gorecki was traveling southbound on North 2nd Street at Timbers Trail when Joshua E. Spudich, 23, was driving northbound and drifted across the center median and struck Gorecki’s car head-on, according to a St. Charles police statement. Gorecki, of St.

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Sun, 11/23/2014

S singlce-car rollover accident occured on I-90, injuring two adults and three children. Their names have not been released. Their injuries were deemed non-life-threatening, but were nonetheless transported to hosptials for treatment of their injuries.

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Thu, 11/20/2014

At around 6:45am, Kissane was jogging northbound across Palatine Road and was in a marked crosswalk, when a car initially going southbound on Rohlwing Road turned left onto eastbound Palatine Road and knocked him to the ground.

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Tue, 11/18/2014

A small plane has crashed into a house on the city's southwest side around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. The occupants of the home, Raymond and Roberta Rolinskas, were not injured. The plane's pilot, Eric Quentin Howlett, was killed.

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Mon, 11/17/2014

Ty Rylander, 20, of Pittsfield, Illinois was driving southbound on U.S. Route 67 near CR 1150 N., which is Grant Street in Macomb, when his car crossed over the center line and into the path of a tractor trailer.

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Sat, 11/15/2014

An Eastern Illinois University student has died and another was injured in a pickup truck crash on Saturday. The crash occurred near the U.S. Route 45 interchange of Interstate 57 south of Mattoon, Illinois.

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Wed, 11/05/2014

A third teenager has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in central Illinois on November 5. 17-year-old Dana Janssen of Harvel died Saturday at a Springfield hospital. Janssen was the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the accident near Raymond.

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Wed, 11/05/2014

Ralph W. Erwin was traveling on Illinois 142 in his pickup truck when Joshua D. Jones crossed the centerline and hit him head on. Erwin was pronounced dead at the scene, and Jones was transported to a local medical center for his injuries.

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Thu, 10/30/2014

An accident involving an SUV and a train has killed four people in Vandalia, Illinois on Thursday.Witnesses said the crossing guards were down at Sixth and Main streets, but they didn’t block traffic from the road the family's vehicle was traveling on last night. Aly

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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

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Fri, 10/17/2014

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

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Sat, 10/11/2014

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. Montgomery, the driver, was taken to Stroger in serious condition and was possibly intoxicated.

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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.