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October 2014 Archives

What should I do after an Illinois car accident?

Some people in Illinois may not know what to do when they have been involved in a car accident. It's a good idea for people to be prepared in the event an accident does happen so that they can take the necessary steps to preserve their rights with regard to insurance claims.

Driver charged for DUI in deadly single-car crash

Prosecutors in Illinois say that a driver was intoxicated when he caused a fatal one-car accident on Oct. 11. The wreck took place on the south side of Chicago while the accused man was driving at excessive speeds. At the time of the crash, the man reportedly had no valid driver's license due to three past convictions for DUI.

11-vehicle Illinois crash ends with 3 people dead

Around 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 5, a fatal accident occurred in Oak Lawn. Police reported that an 81-year-old man was speeding in a westbound pickup truck when he ran through a red light. He then allegedly jumped into the eastbound traffic and collided with 10 vehicles. The pickup truck driver and two nuns died in the crash.

Truck hits college softball team bus, 4 killed

News may have reached Illinois sports fans that a bus containing the women's softball players from North Central Texas College was hit by a semi-truck in Oklahoma, leaving four players dead. The team had just completed a scrimmage with Southern Nazarene University in Bethany when a tractor-trailer crossed into oncoming traffic and struck the left side of the bus, causing extensive damage. Eleven ambulances and a number of helicopters responded to the scene.

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