When you travel out of town, you know that you'll have a risk of being involved in a crash while away from home. If someone comes into Peoria and causes a crash, then they could be held to higher standards than residents, according to news about a potential new ordinance.
Many Peoria residents like to head out to Jubilee State Park and other outdoor areas in the winter for snowmobiling fun. This cold weather activity can be enjoyable for all ages as long as safety protocols are followed every time.
When you are involved in a car wreck, there are a lot of things that occur. One of the primary concerns that you will initially have is making sure that you didn't suffer any injuries that need to be treated. If you do have something seriously wrong, you have to get to the doctor. In some cases, emergency room care is necessary.
A multi-vehicle crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway near South Holland, Illinois, left one man dead and three people injured recently.
One Cook County sheriff's correctional officer was killed and another arrested in a three-vehicle crash recently in Woodridge, Illinois.
A 38-year-old woman from Mattoon, Illinois, was killed recently in the community when the car she was driving was hit by another car when the driver failed to stop at an intersection.
Those who have suffered injuries in a car accident know what they were doing when the crash occurred. While these victims may have an idea that the other driver was distracted (e.g. driving while texting) at the time, they may not be able to prove it without legal assistance. Police reports can help, but again, proof is a necessary requirement when seeking to establish that negligence caused your motor vehicle crash.
There are few things more frightening about driving in wintry Illinois weather than getting caught in a whiteout. If you've lived here for any amount of time, it's probably happened to you. In whiteout conditions, snow is blowing so hard and fast that you have virtually no visibility. Your windshield wipers are useless to stop the onslaught.
A 48-year-old Decatur, Illinois, a man was killed as a result of being hit by a pickup truck as he stood on a sidewalk.
The news of the deaths of young children jolted the nation, though it is difficult to know if that jolt of awareness will last or if it will be soon forgotten. Illinois news outlets reported the jarring news of the tragic deaths of five schoolkids and serious injuries to others in a series of distracted driving crashes across the nation.