Low-Speed Car Accidents – Potential Impact On Health

Many assume that low-speed car (or other vehicle) accidents are harmless to the health of those involved. However, there is a growing body of evidence that challenges this assumption. This topic is especially relevant to those who have been involved in low-speed accidents as it may well determine whether or not compensation will be received …

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Teen Killed In Car Accident In Waukegan Illinois

Justin Ortega, a 16 year old from North Chicago, died in a car accident in Waukegan, Illinois early this morning. An excerpt from the August 31 Chicago Tribune story titled “Teen dies in Waukegan Crash” : Waukegan residents called police after they heard the impact of the single-vehicle crash at about 2:45 a.m. in the …

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Woman Killed In Car Accident On I94 In Deerfield Illinois

Regina Medvedovskaya, 45, of Lake Bluff, was killed today after her car lost control on I94 (Illinois Interstate 94) near Deerfield Road and subsequently struck a barrier wall. Medvedovskaya lost control of her vehicle for an unknown reason, and struck the rear tandem axle of a semi-trailer truck. The collision sent her vehicle across adjoining …

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Charges Filed In August 6 I-88 Wrong-Way Head-On Collision In Lisle Illinois

On Saturday, August 6, two people were killed during a head-on accident on I-88.  This accident was the focus of a blog post on August 7 titled “2 Killed On I88 In Lisle Illinois During Wrong-Way Head-On Collision.” According to the Chicago Tribune, charges have been filed against the man allegedly responsible for the accident. …

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SUV Falls Into Large Sinkhole On Chicago’s Northwest Side

A man was driving to work this morning on Chicago’s Northwest Side when his SUV fell into a large sinkhole.  According to news accounts the sinkhole “opened” as the SUV drove over it. The accident happened at the intersection of Foster and Elston Avenues at approximately 5:30 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Chicago …

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