Month: November 2014

Increased Traffic Safety Enforcement Efforts

Drinking and driving in DuPage County over the holiday season is of concern, especially given the increasing prominence of “Black Wednesday,” the night before Thanksgiving.  This night has become one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. Recently there have been announcements from Illinois authorities regarding increased traffic enforcement efforts over the Thanksgiving …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Wheaton

There was a fatal DuPage County pedestrian accident Saturday evening (November 22, 2014) in Wheaton, in which a man was fatally struck by two vehicles. According to the Wheaton Police Department, the accident happened at approximately 5:10 p.m., on Roosevelt Road near Fapp Circle. The man, identified as James Simpson, 71, was crossing Roosevelt Road …

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Fatal Rollover Car Accident In Elmhurst

There was a fatal DuPage County car accident Saturday night (November 15, 2014) in Elmhurst. The accident happened at approximately midnight, and happened in the 500 block of Grand Avenue.  It appears that the crash was weather-related. An excerpt from the mysuburbanlife.com article of November 19, 2014, titled “Winfield woman dies in Elmhurst rollover crash“: …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Naperville

There was a fatal pedestrian accident in Naperville last night (November 9, 2014.)  The accident involved a car striking a pedestrian who was crossing the street while walking a dog. According to the Naperville Police Department November 10 press release (“Naperville Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Traffic Crash“) Naperville Police and Fire Department personnel responded to …

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