A minivan was rear-ended early Saturday morning while traveling southbound on I-290 in Elk Grove Village near Biesterfield Road. Police say that the at-fault driver was traveling at a high rate of speed, which likely caused the crash. After impact, the at-fault car burst into flames.
The severity of grief increases for family members who learn negligence was the source of a traffic accident that took the life of a loved one. Punishments handed out by criminal courts sometimes don't satisfy the relatives' emotional need for justice.
The speed at which a DuPage County man was driving in Oak Brook, while under the alleged influence of alcohol, was at least double the posted 45 mph speed limit on Butterfield Road. Lombard police say it was only luck that kept the Round Lake Beach driver from causing a fatal car accident on a recent, early Saturday morning.
A 42-year-old Brookfield man waited in the back of an Illinois State Police car in DuPage County on an early Saturday morning after being involved in a car accident near Addison on Interstate 290, the Eisenhower Expressway. The civilian was uninjured and invited by the trooper to sit in the rear of the patrol car to avoid the cold weather. The state trooper was nearby, outside the patrol car, investigating the non-injury car crash.