Follow-up To January 13, 2012 Lincolnshire, Illinois “Wrong-Way” Driver Accident

This blog post is an update to the blog post of January 14, titled “‘Wrong-Way’ Driver in Lincolnshire, Illinois Involved In Accident.” The man driving the SUV in the wrong direction in Lincolnshire, John Warsaw, 63, was in Lake County court on Thursday regarding that January 13 accident.  Warsaw was charged with reckless homicide and …

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Driving In The Wrong Direction – Recent Incidents

In the recent past there have been a variety of “wrong-way” driver incidents on Chicago area expressways. Some of these incidents involved accidents, including fatal accidents. Here is a list, in reverse chronological order, of “wrong-way” driver incidents that have been widely reported, along with links to the relevant Elman Joseph Law Group blog posts …

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Five-Car Accident On Route 41 In North Chicago, Illinois Attributed To Wrong-Way Driver

A five-car accident along Route 41 in North Chicago, Illinois, on April 14, 2012, left one man dead and others injured.  The accident apparently was caused by a wrong-way driver. Details on the accident and its causes appear somewhat limited. The man who died has been identified as James Stallworth, of Evanston. The five vehicles …

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Another “Wrong-Way” Driver Incident, On Interstate 90

Early this morning, a “wrong-way” driver traveled 10 miles on Interstate 90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) before being stopped at approximately 4:05 a.m. The van was first reported driving in the wrong direction (going westbound in the eastbound lanes) on I90 at Nagle Avenue; by the time it was stopped, it had traveled to Busse …

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Wrong-Way Driver On Edens Expressway In Wilmette

Another person was pulled over early this morning after driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway. Details on the incident are somewhat limited at this time; however, the following is being widely reported: Illinois State Police say they started receiving calls regarding the errant vehicle around 3:30 a.m., and the car traveled one mile …

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