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Head-on Collision Kills 1; Injures 3

A head-on collision in Illinois left one dead and three injured on Jan. 25. The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on U.S. Route 150. The head-on collision occurred between the pick-up truck and a small car. A 58-year-old doctor was driving a pick truck when he suddenly lost control of his car on the snowy… Read More

Fatal Illinois Accident Causes Road Closure

On Jan. 20, a fatal accident caused the closure of Illinois 3 for several hours. The accident was a head-on collision between a semi truck and an American Red Cross truck. One of the people in the Red Cross vehicles was killed and two others were injured. There was a third vehicle in the accident,… Read More

Illegal to Text and Drive in Illinois

There has been an amendment to the Illinois Vehicle Code. The new law makes it illegal to text while driving. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute did a national study on cell phone use while driving. They found that accident risk was increased by 23 percent if text messaging while driving. In Illinois, if you are… Read More

Car Crashes Into Home, Injures Illinois Man

A 23 year old Fosterburg man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a car crashed through his home and landed on him while he was sitting on his couch. Authorities say the incident occurred when a 52 year old man lost control of his vehicle and struck several items… Read More