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Two-Vehicle Crash Results in Fatality

A two-vehicle crash in Iroquois County, on Interstate 57, resulted in the unfortunate death of a Michigan man. A report from the Illinois State Police stated that two large mack trucks were both headed northbound about a mile south of the exit for Chebanse when the one driver slowed to merge onto the right shoulder.… Read More


Pedestrian Killed by Vehicle in Walmart Parking Lot in Paris, Illinois

Saturday, March 26, 2022, a 66-year-old woman was exiting a Walmart in Paris, Illinois, and pushing a shopping cart to her car when a 73-year-old driver attempting a U-turn in the parking lot struck and ran over the pedestrian. Several calls were made to 911. Paris police, ambulance, and fire department arrived and unfortunately pronounced… Read More


Car Crash Involving Suspended License Results in One Fatality

On March 23, 2022, state police responded to a crash on Interstate 74 near mile marker 8. The crash was headed by a 2016 Freightliner that collided with the passenger side of a 2012 Toyota Camry. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound, but for an unknown reason, the Camry was facing southbound. Following the crash, both… Read More


Federal Tort Claims Act

The Federal Tort Claims Act, or FTCA, applies when a person, referred to as a private party, is injured due to the negligence of the US Government. There are specific instances that are covered by the FTCA, which will be detailed below. When a private party is injured due to the negligence of a U.S.… Read More


Vehicle Rollover Results in One Death and Another Injury

On Illinois 1 south of Hoopeston, a flat tire resulted in a single-vehicle rollover early on Monday. The crash resulted in the unfortunate death of a Hoopeston man and the hospitalization of his passenger who is currently healing from serious injuries. The state police issued a statement that the incident occurred around 5am when the… Read More


Three-Way Car Crash Results in One Death

In Iroquois County on Monday, December 13, a three-way crash just South of Crescent City, Illinois lead to the death of one man. More investigation by the Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is underway. Car crashes are more common than many think. According to statistics, more than 90 people die in car crashes… Read More


Pedestrian Killed Along Roadway Near Danville

On Saturday, September 4th  at 11:15 PM a man walking along the side of Georgetown Road just south of I-74 near Danville, IL was struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian did not survive the hit, although no injuries were sustained to the driver. Although many times injuries are uncommon while walking along the road, we… Read More


Marathon Pipeline Leak in Iroquois County

On Wednesday, July 14 in Iroquois County, Illinois an excavation in an area near a Marathon gas pipeline lead to a gasoline leak. In response to this leak, Marathon immediately shut down their pipelines and began to contain the spill with certain clean-up methods. Currently, Marathon Pipeline is monitoring the areas containing the spill and… Read More


Six Injured in DUI Crash

Six people were left injured after an unfortunate under the influence related car crash. Around 9 PM in Vermillion County, a driver under the influence of alcohol collided with the guard barriers of a bridge. This car was subsequently hit by an unsuspecting driver of a pickup truck towing a trailer, which became detached and crashed into a Toyota van with three children riding as passengers. These first collisions caused a… Read More


Deadly Vermilion County Crash

A collision that occurred earlier this month in Vermilion County resulted in the death of a Westville woman. She was initially transported to the critical-care unit at Carle Foundation Hospital at the beginning of the month and unfortunately passed away over the weekend. She was involved in the crash as a passenger in a vehicle… Read More