One of the most difficult things that people with aging family members often have to do is try to convince them that they should no longer drive. In a survey by the National Security Council (NSC) and Caring.com, respondents indicated that talking to parents about turning over the car keys was even more difficult than discussing funeral arrangements.
A 56-year-old bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle on Oct. 30 in Round Lake Beach -- a northern suburb of Chicago. Local police say the crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. as the Round Lake Park man was crossing Fairfield Road.
When a person passes away as a result of another person's negligent or reckless actions, the event can be hard to come to terms with, and it can feel impossible to forgive. The financial damages associated with the death of a loved one can be debilitating, and this is why it is possible for loved ones to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Car accidents are some of the most unpredictable events a person may experience. Some victims walk away with barely a scratch while others suffer catastrophic injuries or even death. Regardless of the amount of damage to the vehicles in such accidents, it is nearly impossible to predict whether someone will suffer an injury.
A fatal crash recently in Schaumburg was reportedly caused by a high driver. The accident, which happened this month and involved three vehicles, took the life of a 41-year-old man. In a statement, the Schaumburg Police announced the arrest of a 25-year-old man in connection with the crash.
Being involved in a car accident is never easy to handle. Even if it is a minor accident, you need to still exchange information with the other people involved, file a police report and still seek medical evaluation just to be safe. Should you be involved in an accident that causes an injury, you need to keep record of all your medical expenses.
Law enforcement across the state of Illinois and the rest of the country is working tirelessly to curb distracted driving. This has become a major problem that has led to tragic accidents. More and more victims of distracted driving crashes are speaking out against it in an effort to put an end to this senseless issue. Here's how you can spot a distracted driver in DuPage County.
Illinois roads can be slick during the winter months. While drivers may exercise as much caution as possible, the risk of losing traction is ever-present. Loss of control due to excessive speeds, failure to recognize icy conditions or simply human error can lead to accidents, which can sadly be fatal.