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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


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


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


Deadly Vehicle and Bicycle Collision in Danville

A 63-year-old man lost his life in a vehicle-bicycle collision in Danville on Thursday, July 2. The accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. on East Main and California streets. The coroner’s office and Danville Police Department are continuing to investigate the incident. In light of this unfortunate accident, it is important to remember safe riding and… Read More


National Burn Awareness Week

Developed by the American Burn Association, National Burn Awareness Week is being observed throughout the week of February 2-8, 2020. Annually held during the first week of February, this week is an opportunity for burn survivor support groups, burn care organizations, public safety, and injury prevention professionals to spread burn awareness and prevention methods. This… Read More


Safety Precautions to Remember During Hunting Season

Colder weather is here, the holidays are approaching, and deer hunting season has started in Illinois. Hunting seasons designate specific dates where it is legal to hunt a specific kind of animal for recreation. The archery deer hunting season takes place from October 1st until January 19th, muzzleloader is December 5th through the 8th and… Read More


Be the Key to Road Safety With National Stop on Red Week

The month of August not only brings warm weather and the beginning of the school year, but it also marks National Stop on Red Week. August 4th through the 10th aims to promote the importance of stopping at stop signs and traffic lights. It is imperative to educate yourself and those around you on these… Read More


Multi-Vehicle Accident on Illinois Indiana Border

A multi-vehicle accident that occurred in the westbound lanes of the Interstate at the four-mile marker around 3:15 p.m over the weekend, resulted in serious injury. The crash was caused by a semi-truck that failed to slow down and subsequently hit several vehicles from behind. The collision created a chain reaction involving three passenger vehicles… Read More


Danville Resident Tragically Killed In Semi Collision

I-74 is a common daily commute for many in the Danville community. As we all know, a long stretch of this drive is under construction between Bloomington and Peoria. Traffic is slowed in tight quarters often times creating dangerous road conditions. That is exactly what happened earlier this week when a crash ended with a… Read More


National Safety Month Aims to Reduce Leading Injuries

The National Safety Council encourages everyone to observe and promote National Safety Month this June and to continue those safe practices all year round. The purpose of National Safety Month is to focus on reducing the leading causes of injury and death in the workplace, on the road, in the home, and around communities. Avoidable… Read More