Semi Truck Rollover Accident On I-94 Near Wadsworth

There was a semi truck rollover accident Saturday afternoon (May 13, 2017) from which the truck driver suffered life-threatening injuries.  The accident happened on Interstate 94 near Russell Road outside of Wadsworth. According to information provided by The Newport Township Fire Protection District, the crash involved a semi tractor-trailer driver losing control of the truck.  The truck …

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Factors That Lead To Truck Accidents

Truck accidents that occur in Lake County are discussed on the “Lake County Truck Accidents” page.  This page discusses various Lake County truck accident statistics, and discusses various aspects of truck accidents, including the causes of truck accidents. An excerpt from that page: As seen in crash data statistics provided by the Illinois Department of …

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Fatal I-94 Truck Accident Near Half-Day Road

There was a fatal multi-vehicle accident Friday morning (December 23, 2016) on the Tri-State Tollway (westbound I-94) near Half Day Road in Lake Forest. According to preliminary crash investigation results, the accident happened when a westbound semi truck struck a wheel that was on the highway, causing the truck driver to lose control of the …

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I-94 “Chain-Reaction” Crash In Gurnee

There was a multi-vehicle accident Monday afternoon (September 19, 2016) on Interstate 94 (westbound I-94) in Gurnee.  According to a preliminary investigation this “chain-reaction” happened after a semi truck didn’t slow fast enough and ran into a car. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 5:45 p.m., on the TriState …

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Truck Rollover On Westleigh Road In Lake Forest

As discussed on the “Lake County Rollover Accidents” page, although vehicle rollover accidents can happen for a number of reasons, there are a set of factors that usually cause or contribute to a rollover accident. As for truck rollover accidents, excess speed and vehicle loading – which, if done improperly, may cause instability – are …

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