Alcohol-Impaired Driving Accidents In Lake County

Driving while alcohol-impaired continues to be a significant traffic safety issue both nationally as well as locally, as seen in Lake County as well as throughout the Chicago area.   Various Lake County accidents in which the driver was alcohol-impaired are summarized in posts found under the DUI category.  As seen in those posts, many such crashes result …

Read moreAlcohol-Impaired Driving Accidents In Lake County

Categories DUI

Double-Fatal Waukegan Car Crash Near Grand Avenue and Baldwin

A double-fatal Waukegan car crash happened on Sunday (August 26, 2018) night, in which a married couple died.  A driver has been charged with DUI in relation to this crash. This double-fatal Waukegan car crash involved 4 cars and happened near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Baldwin Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m.  At that …

Read moreDouble-Fatal Waukegan Car Crash Near Grand Avenue and Baldwin

Categories DUI

Mundelein Collision At Route 83 And Route 60 Injure Three People

There was a two-vehicle Mundelein collision Friday (August 10, 2018) morning.  The collision involved a Riverwoods police vehicle as well as another vehicle whose driver was subsequently charged with driving under the influence (DUI.) According to Mundelein Police, this Mundelein collision happened on Route 83 at Route 60 before 7:00 a.m. An excerpt regarding the …

Read moreMundelein Collision At Route 83 And Route 60 Injure Three People

Categories DUI

Fatal Round Lake Park Crash Results In Charges Against Driver

A March 25, 2018 fatal Round Lake Park crash was discussed in the “Round Lake Park Fatal Vehicle Crash On Hainesville Road” post.  As seen in that post, this fatal Round Lake Park crash resulted in the death of Walter Bajorek, 65, of Round Lake Beach. Recently, additional information regarding this three-vehicle accident has become publicly …

Read moreFatal Round Lake Park Crash Results In Charges Against Driver

Categories DUI

Driving While Impaired By Drugs Frequency During Fatal Crashes

Driving while impaired by drugs is becoming increasingly common, and, in addition to drunk driving, continues to be a significant traffic safety issue both nationally as well as locally, such as in Lake County as well as throughout the Chicago area.   This “drugged driving” can include many drugs, with commonly-involved drugs including marijuana, heroin, meth, and cocaine.  …

Read moreDriving While Impaired By Drugs Frequency During Fatal Crashes

Categories DUI