Month: March 2018

The Potential Severity Of DuPage County Pedestrian Accidents

As seen in many DuPage County pedestrian accidents, when a person is hit by a car or other vehicle a broad range of pedestrian accident injuries can occur.  While these injuries vary in severity, many are serious in nature and often can be life-threatening.  As seen in the many DuPage County pedestrian accidents that have …

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Drug-Impaired Driving That Occurs In DuPage County

Drug-impaired driving is becoming far more common, and it is a serious traffic safety issue.  Many accidents – some which have led to fatal injuries – have occurred in the Chicago area in which the driver was driving while drug-impaired.  Many other non-fatal accident injuries of a serious nature have occurred because of driver impairment …

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Downers Grove Pedestrian Accident Causes Head And Leg Injuries

There was a pedestrian accident early Saturday (March 17, 2018) morning in Downers Grove.  The accident involved a car that hit a man as the man was walking across 63rd Street. As discussed on the “Injuries Resulting From DuPage County Pedestrian Accidents” page, there are a range of accident injuries that typically occur when a person …

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Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident On I-290 Near Elmhurst

There was a fatal multi-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon (March 1, 2018) on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) near Elmhurst.  The accident resulted in the death of one man and two people being injured. The Illinois State Police says the accident occurred at 1:58 p.m. While the cause of the accident is still being investigated, the preliminary …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident Trends And DuPage County Injuries

Pedestrian accident trends continue to be problematical, both on a national as well as a local (Chicago area) basis. Many statistics show that pedestrian accidents, including fatal pedestrian accidents, are at high levels when viewed from a historical basis. On this site, various aspects of pedestrian accidents – including both medical and legal issues – …

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