A Chicago taxi driver told people who pulled him to safety that he tried to hit the brakes to prevent a recent car crash he was involved in. Nearby drivers saw the pedestrian accident -- a cab shooting through an intersection, striking a utility pole, flipping multiple times, slamming into a pedestrian and catching fire.
Classmates, friends and family members are struggled to process the grief they feel over the deaths of a young Naperville woman and two Plainfield men. A recent fatal truck accident ended the lives of the former Plainfield North High School students and robbed surviving friends and family of any future with the young adults.
An accident between a school bus and a minivan in Naperville during late April critically injured a toddler. Despite a weeklong effort by trauma experts at Loyola University Medical Center, the child died from her injuries.