Month: November 2016

Naperville Loss Of Motorcycle Control Crash Injures Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon (November 24, 2016) in Naperville. According to Naperville Police, first responders were called at 12:17 p.m., and the accident scene was at 248th Avenue and Ashwood Road. The accident involved a motorcyclist, identified as a 19-year-old man from Naperville, who was riding a Honda CBR600RR.  After losing control …

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Naperville Accident Involving SUV Crashing Into Tree

There was a car accident early Wednesday (November 23, 2016) in which a SUV went off the roadway and crashed into a tree in Naperville. According to the City of Naperville, in a November 23, 2016 news release titled “Naperville Police Investigate Serious Single Traffic Crash, Seek Witnesses,” the Naperville Police and Fire Departments responded …

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Traffic Safety Benefit Provided By Illinois Seat Belt Use

On November 22, 2016, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) issued a news release regarding safe travel.  The release highlights the benefits of seat belt usage, especially with regard to fatal crash injuries. An excerpt from the release, which is titled “Make Buckling Up a Thanksgiving Tradition,” include: New observational surveys by IDOT show that …

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Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) In Chicago-Area Pedestrian Accidents

In the November 1, 2016 post (“Jeep Strikes Pedestrian In Naperville Following Loss Of Control“) a Naperville pedestrian accident was summarized.  In that accident, the pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a Jeep whose driver apparently lost control of her vehicle. The pedestrian, later identified as Melanie J. Setterbo, of Joliet, suffered what …

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Driver Dies Following West Chicago Two-Car Accident

There was a fatal car accident late Tuesday night (November 15, 2016) in unincorporated West Chicago. According to information provided by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the two-car accident happened at approximately 11:00 p.m., at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Gary’s Mill Road. At that time, there was a crash during which one of the …

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Jeep Strikes Pedestrian In Naperville Following Loss Of Control

There was a pedestrian accident Tuesday morning (November 1, 2016) in Naperville.  A woman was hurt during the accident, and her injuries are described as being potentially life-threatening in nature. According to the City of Naperville, in a November 1, 2016 article titled “Naperville Police Department seek information regarding early morning crash” the Naperville Police …

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