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Boy killed in Bloomingdale ATV accident

A 11-year-old boy was killed after an ATV accident occurred on Thursday evening in Bloomingdale. Fire officials reported that the boy was struck by an all-terrain vehicle driven by a relative.  After the accident occurred, the boy was then transported to the hospital by helicopter in order to be treated. He was moved from Central… Read More

Proposed government bill aims to eliminate bus and truck rollover accidents

A new bill was proposed by the government this week in order to help eliminate rollover accidents from occurring in trucks and buses. According to officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the bill proposes that manufacturers must add an electronic braking system in buses, trucks and motor coaches. The safety system will be… Read More

School bus carrying children involved in accident

A school bus that was carrying eight children was involved in an accident outside of Urbana Middle School. According to police, the accident was between a school bus, a car and a minivan. It began as the school bus driver attempted to pass a car, but struck and pushed it forward. The bus then went… Read More

Motorcyclist killed in Illinois collision

A man was killed in a motorcycle and SUV collision that occurred on Chicago Avenue in Naperville. According to reports, the 39-year-old man was driving a 2005 Ducati when he sideswiped another vehicle. This collision caused the man to lose control of the motorcycle and strike a curb. Emergency crews rushed to the scene to… Read More

New Illinois law allows markers at fatal accident spots

Families in Illinois who have lost a family member in a car accident will now be able to memorialize their loved ones by putting a marker in the spot where the accident occurred. This new program now allows the family to purchase signs from the Department of Transportation and then they will install them near… Read More

Two teenagers killed in accident in Oklahoma

A 16-year-old girl and her 13-year-old brother from Fairbury were killed in a car accident while their family was on vacation in Oklahoma. The accident occurred when the driver of the motor home the family was riding in, ran off the Cherokee Turnpike, near Tulsa for unknown reasons. After the vehicle ran off the right… Read More

Six injured in five-vehicle crash

Six people were injured in a five-vehicle crash on U.S. 136 in the rural areas of Penfield on May 30, according to authorities. All of the vehicles were heading east on 136 when, about half a mile from County Road 2700E, there was a slow down in traffic due to a field fire that had… Read More

Kankakee Woman Dies in Accident with Truck

A Kankakee woman was tragically killed Friday when she was involved in an accident with a semi truck on Illinois Route 50. Witnesses said that the woman, who owned the Wisteria Day Spa, was driving southbound on Route 50 when she turned abruptly and seemingly for no reason in front of the semi truck. The… Read More