Category Archives: Car Accidents

Fatal Volo Collision On Route 120 Involving Car And SUV

There was a fatal Volo collision on Wednesday (April 18, 2018) afternoon.  The collision involved a SUV and a car on Route 120 near Ellis Drive.

According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, first responders began going to the accident scene just after 12:20 p.m.  The accident scene was at Route 120 at Ellis Drive.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the April 19, 2018 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Round Lake Park woman killed in Volo crash.”  An excerpt, quoting Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Sara Balmes:

Results of a preliminary investigation determined that a red sport utility vehicle driven by a 55-year-old woman from Gurnee was eastbound on Route 120 when, “for an unknown reason,” a white sedan entered the eastbound lanes of Route 120 and was struck by the SUV, officials said. The crash occurred west of Ellis Drive.

The driver of the white sedan, a 24-year-old woman from Round Lake Park, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead, Balmes said.

The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital for treatment of accident injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

This fatal Volo collision is being investigated by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Team.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the April 19 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman killed in Volo crash.”

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Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Buffalo Grove Multi-Vehicle Accident Injures 10 People

There was a multi-vehicle accident involving four vehicles Wednesday (April 11, 2018) in Buffalo Grove.  Ten people were injured during the crash.

Details on the accident and the injuries appear limited.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

The crash happened at approximately 10:30 p.m., at Lake-Cook Road and McHenry Road.

Among those injured, one person had to be extricated from a vehicle.

The ten people injured were taken to five different hospitals for medical treatment.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the April 12, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “10 injured in Buffalo Grove crash involving four vehicles“:

Police said Saul Hernandez-Rivera, 39, of the 3200 block of South Pulaski Road, Chicago, caused the crash and was charged with driving on a suspended license, disobeying a traffic signal and failure to wear a seat belt.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Buffalo Grove multi-vehicle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the April 12 Buffalo Grove Countryside article titled “Chicago man charged in Buffalo Grove crash that injured 10.”

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Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Unincorporated Lake Villa Crash Involving SUV Leaving The Roadway

There was a Lake County crash Tuesday (April 3, 2018) in unincorporated Lake Villa.  The crash involved a SUV leaving the roadway and crashing into a gas line.

An excerpt from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office April 4, 2018 media release titled “Unincorporated Lake Villa Single Vehicle Collision“:

On April 3, 2018, at approximately 4:55 PM the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Route 45 north of Grand Avenue in unincorporated Lake Villa. Witnesses reported the vehicle went off the roadway and struck a gas line.

The preliminary accident investigation indicated that a 2000 Ford Expedition SUV had been traveling southbound on Route 45 and the SUV leaving the roadway to the east.  It is not known what caused this apparent loss of vehicle control.

The driver, the vehicle’s sole occupant, was identified as a 16-year-old male.  He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries, and was reported to be in critical condition.

The truck struck a gas line, and caused a significant leak.

The accident investigation continues and is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details regarding this Lake County crash that caused critical injuries can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.

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Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Round Lake Park Fatal Vehicle Crash On Hainesville Road

There was a fatal vehicle crash Sunday night (March 25, 2018) in Round Lake Park.  The accident involved three vehicles.

Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time.

The crash occurred as two vehicles were traveling southbound on Hainesville Road at 9:10 p.m.  The collision forced both vehicles off the roadway.

Three people were taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of their accident injuries.  One person, identified as a 65-year-old man from Round Lake Beach, died at the hospital.  He was later identified by the Lake County Coroner’s Office as Walter Bajorek.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of March 26, 2018, titled “One dead, three injured in Round Lake Park crash“:

The crash remains under investigation by the Round Lake Park Police Department, the Major Crash Investigations Team, the Lake County state’s attorney’s office and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Additional details regarding this fatal Lake County fatal vehicle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above.

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Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Unincorporated Mundelein Car Crash Discovered

A car was found by hikers after it had left the roadway and collided with a tree in unincorporated Mundelein.  A deceased man was found in the car.

An excerpt regarding this fatal crash, from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Hikers find missing man dead after crash in unincorporated Lake County“:

On March 18, 2018, at 11:10 AM the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a field located at 20303 W. Winchester Rd in unincorporated Mundelein after three juvenile hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree. The female juvenile hikers believed there was an occupant inside the vehicle.

Once deputies arrived, they located the Toyota approximately ½ mile south of Winchester Rd and approximately 1/3 mile east of Rt 83 with a deceased white male in the driver’s seat.

Preliminary investigation shows the Toyota was traveling eastbound on Winchester Road, east of Route 83. The vehicle entered the field, traveled south through the field and struck a tree.

The man was subsequently identified as Dale Kropke, 76, of Grayslake.

The reason for the car leaving the roadway and crashing into the tree has not yet been determined.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake County car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.

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Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.