Crystal Lake Illinois “Car Surfing” Accident

According to SunTimes.com, a “car surfing” incident in the northern Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake has left one 20-year old with a head trauma injury. As the story states: A northwest suburban man is in critical condition and three teens have been charged with reckless driving after the man apparently fell from the roof of …

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Rear-End Collision On Dan Ryan Expressway, Chicago, Leaves One Dead

A rear-end collision on the Dan Ryan involving two vehicles left one man dead early this morning. According to Illinois State Police, the collision occurred around 12:10 a.m. in the southbound local lanes near the 63rd Street exit. Larry E. Lewis, 34, of 22447 Tyle Drive in the far south suburb of Richton Park was killed, …

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Car Accident Takes Life Of 15 Year Old Gurnee, Illinois Girl

According to Lake County Sheriff officials, a car crash that occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday has taken the life of a 15-year-old Gurnee girl and her family’s dog.  The accident happened on Almond Road, about one quarter mile south of Route 120 near Grayslake. Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, 15, died after being taken to Advocate …

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Head-On Auto Collision In Lyons, Illinois Kills 2, Injures 3

According to various sources, a head-on collision in suburban Lyons, Illinois has killed two people and seriously injured 3 others. Police were responding to reports of a vehicle heading the wrong-way on a one-way street when the fatal accident occurred at 4:30 a.m.  The vehicles involved included a SUV and car; the accident occurred at 1st …

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Major Highway Car Accidents Caused By Distracted & Inattentive Driving

A TwinCities.com story of June 13 titled “Fatal Wisconsin Crash illustrates dangers faced by inattentive drivers” highlights the perils of distracted driving and accidents that can result from such. The article relates the story of a Wisconsin State Trooper, David Arras, who witnessed a car driven by John Bradshaw crash into a parked bus Arras …

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