As discussed on the “DuPage County Vehicle Accidents” page, among the reasons for DuPage County car accidents and other vehicle accidents is that of negligence and mistakes made by motorists.
The Naperville Sun article of September 18, 2014, titled “Crime: Motorist runs red light, causes three-vehicle crash” highlights a number of traffic accidents and other crimes that recently happened in Naperville.
Two incidents from September 12 include a motorist who was cited for “driving too fast for conditions” as well as a motorist ticketed for “excessive speeding.” These two incidents are seen below:
Driving too fast: About 2:12 p.m., unidentified motorist charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident/driving too fast for conditions, following three-vehicle, rear-end, chain-reaction traffic crash near 95th Street and Plainfield-Naperville Road; “minor injuries” reported.
Excessive speeding: About 8:33 p.m., unidentified motorist charged with speeding at 74 mph in a 45 mph zone near Bailey and Plainfield-Naperville roads.
Additional details and possible updates concerning these DuPage County incidents can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Naperville Sun article mentioned above.
There was a fatal train accident in Naperville on Tuesday morning, September 16, 2014.
The train accident happened at 10:40 a.m., and involved a man getting fatally struck by a Metra passenger train north of downtown Naperville.
According to the DuPage County Coroner’s Office, the man has been identified as Todd Olson, 33, of Romeoville.
This fatal train accident was the second such fatal train accident in Naperville in the last 11 days. On September 6, 2014, Jennifer Jungels, 36, of Naperville, was fatally struck by a train near the Mill Street overpass.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 17 Naperville Sun article titled “Authorities identify man killed by train in Naperville” as well as the September 18 Naperville Patch article titled “Man Killed By Metra Train in Naperville Identified.”
There has been a DuPage County car accident involving a car that drove into a 7-Eleven store at Butterfield Road and Lloyd Avenue in unincorporated Lombard.
According to police, the accident happened at approximately 9:00 a.m. Sunday (September 14, 2014). After the accident, in which no one was injured, the driver fled on foot and was later located.
According to the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the driver was identified as Junior A. Espinal, 32, of Lombard. He was charged with various violations, including driving without a driver’s license.
An excerpt from the September 14, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Car crashes through DuPage 7-Eleven, man charged“:
Espinal was eventually located and told officials that he was pulling into the store for a gallon of milk when the brake pedal on his car got stuck and would not go down, officials said.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this DuPage County car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the September 14 Daily Herald article titled “Police: Lombard man crashes into 7-Eleven, flees on foot.”