Month: January 2017

Traffic Crash At 75th Street And Naper Boulevard Intersection

There has been a vehicle crash Tuesday morning (January 24, 2017) at the intersection of 75th Street and Naper Boulevard in Naperville.  Details on the traffic crash are said to be forthcoming. This intersection has recently been discussed as one that has planned improvements for traffic safety.  The improvements are meant to improve the safety of …

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Series Of Hit & Run Crashes In Villa Park And Lombard In DuPage County

There was a series of hit & run crashes on Sunday (January 22, 2017) involving one driver, who has been charged with DUI.  These DuPage County crashes happened in Villa Park and Lombard. The driver, identified as Lawrence Sieber, 62, of Glen Ellyn, has been charged with multiple offenses.  An excerpt from the January 23, …

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SUV Crash In Bloomingdale Leads To Death Of Police Officer

There was a fatal car crash Thursday night (January 19, 2017) in Bloomingdale.  The crash led to the death of a Bloomingdale Police Officer. According to Bloomingdale Police, the accident happened as the officer, identified as Raymond Murrell, 27, was responding to a call regarding a retail theft. While driving to the call, the police SUV …

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Fatal Naperville Single-Car Crash Remains Under Investigation

There was a fatal single-car crash in Naperville on January 19, 2017.  The accident happened near Ogden Avenue and Route 59. An excerpt from the Naperville Patch article of January 19, 2017, titled “Man Dies After Car Hits Traffic Signal in Naperville“: Police said the man was driving a 2015 Kia Optima east on Ogden …

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Accidents Caused By Road Hazards Involving Flying Tires And Wheels

“Road hazards” and the dangers they present to drivers are discussed on the “DuPage County Road Hazards” page.  These types of hazards have led to many serious accidents in Illinois as well as nationally. While many types of road hazards involve items that are sitting on the roadway – or hazards presented by flawed roadway …

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Naperville Three-Vehicle Collision Causes Injuries

There was a multi-vehicle collision in Naperville Tuesday afternoon, January 10, 2017. The accident involved three vehicles, and occurred at 75 Street and Route 59 in Naperville. Those injured in the collision included two people from one vehicle and one person from another vehicle.  Those people were taken to Edward Hospital for treatment of their …

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Naperville Traffic Accidents On January 9, 2017 Due To Weather

Naperville experienced several traffic accidents on Monday afternoon (January 9, 2017) which are being attributed to weather and driving conditions.  Varying amounts of snow fell on the Chicago area in the late afternoon, causing hazardous driving conditions and traffic accidents in some areas. The Naperville Sun article of January 10, 2017, titled “Snow at rush …

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Rollover Accident Involving Naperville Fire Department Ambulance

There was a traffic collision involving a vehicle rollover early Tuesday morning (January 3, 2017) in Naperville.  The crash involved a Naperville Fire Department ambulance and a car. The crash is discussed in a number of sources, including the Positively Naperville article of January 3, 2017, titled “Police investigate serious traffic crash near Ogden at …

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