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Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

Metra Train Crashes into Car in Lake Barrington; Driver Critically Injured

A Metra train crashed into a car in Lake Barrington, Illinois, on September 27th. Authorities said the 2009 Cadillac CTS was on the section of train track that is closed for vehicular traffic. The car driver, a 78-year-old Barrington man, was critically injured. He was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

Stolen Chevrolet Hits Bus in Illinois; 1 Killed, 4 Injured

Stolen Chevrolet Hits Bus in Illinois; 1 Killed, 4 Injured

A 2005 model Chevrolet Aveo crashed into a Pace bus at Wentworth near 6th Avenue in Phoenix, Dolton, Illinois, on the night of August 4th. One person lost his life while four others sustained injuries in the crash. Initial investigations show that the crash happened because the Chevrolet driver was over speeding. Reports also show the [...]

Car Hits CTA Bus in Chicago; 4 Killed, 5 Injured

Car Hits CTA Bus in Chicago; 4 Killed, 5 Injured

A car smashed into a CTA bus in the 2600 block of W. Madison St, near the Garfield Park in Chicago, Illinois, on the morning of May 7th. The bus was travelling eastbound when the westbound car collided into a parked car and lost control, then crashing into the bus. According to the police, 4 people were killed in the accident while another 5 [...]

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

A truck struck a train at railroad crossings on Plank Road and Peplow Road in Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of December 3rd. The 2011 International box truck driver failed to stop at a crossing, as a result of which it struck the side of a freight train, causing four of its railroad cars to derail. The truck driver was [...]

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

A truck struck the side of a freight train and caused four of its cars to derails in Burlington Township, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of November 12th. According to sources, the accident occurred due to truck driver’s failure to reduce the speed at crossing. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Car-CTA Bus Collision in Illinois Leaves 12 Injured

Car-CTA Bus Collision in Illinois Leaves 12 Injured

A car and CTA bus collided with each other in the 6700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, Park Manor, Chicago, Illinois, on the afternoon of September 6th. At least 12 people suffered minor injuries in the collision. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of the crash remains unidentified.

1 Killed after Train Hits Sprayer in McHenry County

1 Killed after Train Hits Sprayer in McHenry County

A train crashed into a 2007 John Deere 4720 Sprayer in McHenry County, Illinois, on June 21st. The eastbound Union Pacific train hit the sprayer when it was crossing the train tracks. The sprayer operator was killed in the accident. He was identified as Mark A. Gavin, 57, of Plano.

Car Collides with CTA Bus in Chicago; At Least 8 Injured

Car Collides with CTA Bus in Chicago; At Least 8 Injured

A car crashed into a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus near 82nd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, on May 9th. The accident happened when the bus was travelling south at 81st and Cottage while the car was driving north. Eight people, including the bus operator, were injured in the accident and were taken to various [...]

School Bus Collides with Car in Lockport, Illinois; Six Injured

School Bus Collides with Car in Lockport, Illinois; Six Injured

A school bus collided with a car near W. Victoria Crossing and Cedar Road in Lockport, Illinois, on April 28th. The accident happened after the car pulled out in front of the Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C bus. There were 40 children aboard at the time; three of them were injured.

Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Morrison, IL

Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Morrison, IL

In Morrison, Illinois, a train heading eastbound struck a pedestrian east of the Cherry Street railroad crossing in Morrison. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene. The Morrison Police Department, Morrison Fire Department, Morrison Community Hospital Emergency Medical Services, Whiteside County Coroner and Whiteside County Sheriff’s [...]

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