Month: July 2016

Fatal “Head-On” Collision In Unincorporated Bensenville

There was a fatal “head-on collision” Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Bensenville.   The crash involved two cars and a pickup truck. According to the Bensenville Fire Department, fire department personnel began traveling to the accident scene at approximately 2:00 p.m.  The accident scene was at Grand Avenue and Crown Road. The initial accident was a …

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Driver Dies Days After Car Crash In Aurora, Illinois

There was a car crash Saturday (July 16, 2016) in Aurora after which the driver died a few days later.  The accident happened on Indian Trail Road at approximately 2:00 p.m., according to Aurora Police. The accident involved an apparent vehicle loss of control.  According to Aurora Police, the man was attempting to turn south …

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Accident On I-290 Leads To The Death Of Two People

There was a fatal accident on I-290 near Elmhurst on Saturday, July 16, 2016.  The accident happened east of North Avenue. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the collision happened at approximately 4:14 p.m. Saturday, when a 2008 Acura “rear-ended” a Nissan. The Nissan then hit the rear of a semi truck’s trailer. Two …

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Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident In Aurora

There was a motorcycle accident in Aurora on Sunday (July 10, 2016) after which the motorcyclist died.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and car. The motorcyclist was identified as Juan J. Ortega, 34, of Montgomery. An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of July 14, 2016, titled “Motorcycle rider dies after weekend crash …

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Motorcycle Involved In Multi-Vehicle Accident In Naperville

There was a car-motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon (July 12, 2016) in Naperville.   The accident happened near Chicago Avenue and Naper Boulevard, as pictured below: The crash involved a Nissan Murano and a motorcycle and happened at approximately 2:15 p.m. An excerpt from the July 13 Positively Naperville article titled “Naperville first responders investigate serious …

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Fatal Car Crash In Unincorporated Naperville

There was a fatal car crash Monday afternoon (July 11, 2016) in unincorporated Naperville.  According to the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the accident involved two vehicles. The details regarding this DuPage County accident are somewhat limited.  The cause of the crash do not appear to be publicly available at this time. The crash occurred at …

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Driver Charged In Crash Involving Naperville Police Car

There was a car crash in Naperville early Saturday morning (July 9, 2016) in which a driver “rear-ended” an unoccupied Naperville Police car, and then fled the accident scene.  The driver was charged with DUI in relation to the accident. According to Naperville Police, the accident happened on 75th Street just west of Book Road. …

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Driver Dies Following Van Crash In Naperville

There was a fatal crash early Monday (July 11, 2016) in Naperville.  The accident involved a Dodge ProMaster van crashing and catching fire. According to Naperville Police, the van was heading southbound in the 1400 block of North Washington Street at 1:43 a.m.  At that time, for a reason currently undisclosed, the driver lost control, …

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DUI Enforcement Efforts In Carol Stream

On June 28, 2016 The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists of Schaumburg, Illinois published their 26th Annual DUI Arrest Survey. (pdf) The survey covers DUI arrests for the year 2015. Nearly 700 Illinois police agencies were surveyed and 81% responded. Notable excerpts from the Press Release include: The Carol Stream and Rockford Police Departments are first …

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