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Charges filed against Red Bud woman in fatal drunk driving crash

Several charges were filed against a Red Bud female resident in relation to a fatal drunk driving accident in January that left two people dead, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on May 27. Reports revealed that charges of reckless homicide and a second felony charge of drunk driving were filed against 20-year-old Crystal Steinheimer. Hannah Porter, 20,… Read More

Five injured in Sauget school bus accident

Five people, two of which were children with special needs, sustained injuries in Sauget after the school bus they were riding in crashed, ksdk.com reported on February 12. Reports said a westbound school bus containing five people on Sauget Business Boulevard veered off the road and landed in a ditch. Though the school bus did… Read More

One killed in wrong-way accident in Chicago

A wrong-way collision involving three vehicles left one person dead and several others injured on I-290 near Des Plaines Ave., wgntv.com reported on January 11. The crash reportedly occurred before 5:00 a.m. on Interstate 290, Illinois police said. A car driving the wrong way crashed into a van and SUV. The driver of the SUV… Read More

DUI charge filed against driver involved in St. Charles fatal accident

Several charges, including DUI, were recently filed against the driver involved in a recent accident that killed a woman in St. Charles, CBS Chicago reported on November 29. According to reports, 23-year-old Joshua Spudich is facing four counts of DUI and for illegally possessing controlled substances in the wake of the accident that killed Susan… Read More

Woman injured in Quincy pedestrian accident

A female pedestrian was recently injured after she was struck by a vehicle in Quincy, an article of Herald-Whig reported on September 3. Reports coming from authorities stated that 54-year-old Sheila Thomas on September 2 was walking in a pedestrian lane at Sixth and Broadway at around 3:00 p.m. when she was struck by a… Read More

Statewide speed-camera bill proposed in Illionois

On February 27, Illinois State Representative Jay Hoffman presented a bill that would  implement the speed-camera law across the entire state of Illinois. According to Hoffman, the bill would make speed-camera legal across Illinois. The current speed-camera law is only applied in large metropolis areas that have at least 1 million inhabitants. Traffic violations detected… Read More

State trooper hurt in I-74 car accident

An Illinois state trooper was injured on Tuesday, January 21 when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle on I-74. According to reports, the car accident occurred when a speeding westbound pickup truck lost control and ran into the back of the patrol car. The trooper was working on the scene of another incident… Read More