Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Burr Ridge police reports, May 3
The driver of a 1999 Audi crashed into the front of the Burr Ridge Life Time Fitness earlier this month, police said. The 71-year-old driver was attempting to leave when the Audi suddenly accelerated from a parked position, according to a police report. The incident occurred at 9:19 a.m. May 3 at the fitness facility, located on the 600 block of Burr Ridge Parkway. The Audi had to be towed from the scene, but there were no injuries reported. Life Time Fitness did not immediately provide police with a damage estimate. The police report for this incident also did not indicate whether the business had to temporarily close as a result of the incident. Nearby Hinsdale had three incidents of cars hitting buildings over a period of five weeks …
Monday, April 29, 2013
The accident took place near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Route 83; a fire department spokesman said the pedestrian suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Updated at 12:02 p.m. A 21-year-old man who was hit by a car while crossing Ogden Avenue near Route 83 Monday morning was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening, Westmont Fire Department administrative director Craig Skala said. "He was talking with our paramedics," Skala said. The man, who according to Skala suffered injuries to his head and left-side, was hit while crossing Ogden north to south at approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday morning. Original story: There was a car-on-pedestrian accident Monday morning on Ogden Avenue near the Route 83 intersection, according to Sgt. Stephen Thompson of the Westmont Police Department. The accident took place at approximately 9:30 a.m…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Two people were critically injured in the car accident, which occurred Wednesday afternoon.
One person was killed and two more were in critical condition following a car accident Wednesday afternoon in an area of unincorporated Lemont bordering Burr Ridge. ABC News reports that the crash took place south of Bluff Road on southbound Route 83. According to ABC, two people were driving in a sedan, and one was killed. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the person who died was a passenger in one of two vehicles involved. Route 83 in the vicinity of the accident remained closed as of 7 p.m. following a two-vehicle accident that occurred at about 3 p.m. Wednesday. Read the ABC news report here. The Trib reported Wednesday that three people had to be extricated from two vehicles, according to Tri-State Deputy Fire Chief Jack …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Clarendon Hills Police Chief Ted Jenkins sent Patch a breakdown of the law regulating teen drivers after an teen-driver accident last week led to the hospitalization of seven teens.
Editor's note: The following is a letter from Clarendon Hills Police Chief Ted Jenkins in response to calls he's received following the Nov. 2 one-car accident in Hinsdale that hospitalized seven teens. Read Patch's coverage of the accident here. Following a recent event in Hinsdale in which a 16-year-old driver and seven underage occupants were involved in a serious automobile accident, my office received numerous calls from concerned parents. Most of the calls related to, “What is a graduated driver’s license and what does it mean?" Recognizing that inexperienced drivers are more prone to distractions and driving errors in certain environments, Secretary of State Jesse White established the Teen Driver Safety Task Force to study how a …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Four of the teens had "incapacitating" injuries Friday night, according to police officials.
Updated at 6:14 p.m. Seven teens were transported to area hospitals Friday night after the SUV they were in reportedly rolled over and hit a tree and utility pole near the intersection of Park and 4th streets in Hinsdale, Hinsdale Police Department and Hinsdale Fire Department officials said Monday. Emergency responders arrived at the scene of the one-car accident at 7:37 p.m. Friday night. A Toyota Sequoia driven by a 16-year-old Hinsdale juvenile and carrying seven juvenile passengers rolled over after hitting the curb while making a “sudden and abrupt left turn” from southbound Park to eastbound 4th, Deputy Hinsdale Police Chief Mark Wodka said. Based on damage done to both objects, officials believe the SUV hit a tree and wooden light …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Burr Ridge Police reports June 19 - June 26.
MONDAY, JUNE 25 At about 6:04 p.m. a Dodge struck a Ford in the intersection of Madison and 79th streets. Although injuries were reported, all parties refused treatment. At 7:55 a.m., a Lexus struck the side of a Jaguar at the intersection of 83rd and Madison streets. The people in the Jaguar were transported to Adventist Hinsdale Hospital for evaluation. Don't want to miss a news update? Sign up for our newsletter, and like us on Facebook.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Man taken to hospital, name not yet released.
Friday, January 20, 2012
One of the cars skidded into two other cars parked in driveways along the street.
Updated June 29 An eastbound SUV skidded while attempting to stop on Plainfield Road west of Route 83 Friday afternoon, striking a westbound car before sliding into two other cars parked in driveways along the street, Darien Police said. One driver appeared to have hurt his arm, but witness Mario Rodriguez said there didn't look to be any serious injuries. "Everything is fine," he said. Rodriguez was watching TV when he heard a loud noise. He called 911 after seeing that the vehicles had slid into both his and a neighbor's car. Tri-State Fire Protection District personnel had the accident cleared by about 2:15 p.m. The district was unable to be immediately reached for further information.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Fire personnel say accident was apparent head-on collision.
4:28 p.m. All three people involved in Wednesday morning's crash on the Darien-Willowbrook border sustained "serious personal injuries," said Willowbrook Deputy Police Chief Paul Oggerino. At one point, he said there was a report of a fatality that later proved to be false. No other information on the victims' conditions is available. An accident reconstruction team spent several hours on the scene trying to figure out the cause of the accident, he said. The results of that investigation are still pending. 11:09 a.m. Three people were injured in a two-car accident around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Route 83 and Plainfield Road on the border between Willowbrook and Darien, Willowbrook police said. Two people were transported…