Sunday, December 16, 2012
The 26-year-old struck a tree at the intersection of Willow Rd and Page Ave sometime early Saturday morning.
Shards of glass and plastic litter the ground in front of Willow School where 26-year-old Keith Clark crashed his car into a tree sometime early Saturday morning. The Glenwood man was pronounced dead at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest at 3:24 p.m. on Dec. 15, according to a report from the Sun-Times Media. Homewood officials have yet to comment on the accident. While the details of the crash are still relatively unknown, one of our Facebook friends reported seeing the wreckage shortly after 2 a.m. Damaged turf, a skinned tree and a small memorial remain at the scene. We will post more information as it becomes available.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A collision between a bus full of H-F High School students and a car could have been much worse as Homewood firefighters say none were hurt in the accident.
A school bus carrying Homewood-Flossmoor High School passengers collided with a car at the intersection of Governors Highway and Cherry Creek Drive around 8 a.m. this morning. None were injured in the crash, according to Homewood Fire Lieutenant Bill Wright. Homewood police have yet to provide comment on who was at fault during the accident. We will update this story when more information becomes available.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
A crash that injured seven had shut down the interstate in both directions this afternoon, Chicago Tribune reports.
Update: 5:57 p.m At least one lane of I-57 had reopened after 5 p.m., the Chicago Tribune reports. Original story A crash that injured at least seven people on I-57 Thursday afternoon could mean major delays during the evening rush hour, the Tribune reports. Three vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred around 1 p.m. in the southbound lanes near 159th Street in Markham. Traffic was shut down traffic in both directions following the accident, according to the report. Two people with life-threatening injuries were airlifted from the scene, and five were sent to area hospitals, according to the report. Motorists should expect delays through the rush hour as Illinois State Police investigate. Want more police and fire news? Sign…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Three Cook County Highway Department workers were sent to the hospital due to the negligent driving, according to a press release from Cook County.
A distracted driver sent three Cook County Highway Department workers to the hospital Tuesday after plowing his car into the back of their truck in south suburban Hazel Crest, according to a county press release. The crewmen were filling potholes along Kedzie Avenue at 10:30 a.m. when their dump truck was rear-ended as they were about to exit the vehicle. They were taken by ambulance to Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, where they were treated and released. A 47-year-old Flossmoor man was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, according to police. He was not injured. “He was not paying attention,” Hazel Crest Police Chief Tom Folliard said of the driver. “He had no idea he was driving directly into the …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
An auto collision at the intersection of Governors and Heather yesterday resulted in no injuries, according to the Homewood Fire Department.
Neither of the parties involved in an auto accident near the intersection of Governors Highway and Heather Road yesterday were transported to the hospital, according to Bill Wright of the Homewood Fire Department. Wright said the collision occurred around 4:30 p.m. yesterday when a driver pulling out of Heather Road onto Governors Highway cut off another driver traveling on Governors Highway. According to Wright, the accident looked much worse than it really was, rendering both vehicles close to, if not completely totaled.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
An auto collision occurred at the intersection of 183rd and Perth in Homewood sometime near 6:45.
Two are hospitalized after a three-car traffic accident occurred sometime near 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of 183rd and Perth Avenue in Homewood, according to Sergeant Mark Phalen of the Homewood Police Department. According to Phalen, the accident occurred when one of the vehicles failed to sufficiently brake in time to avoid collision with the vehicle in front of it. The impact resulted in the stricken car moving forward and hitting a third car. Minor traffic delays resulted from the accident, but it was quickly cleaned up by Homewood police and fire. The official police report will be generated tomorrow morning.
Monday, March 14, 2011
According to the Homewood Police Department, Jane Strother was charged with failure to yield right of way after she was involved in a three-car collision at the intersection of 183rd and Kedzie on March 11.
According to the Homewood Police Department, Jane Strother, 67, of the 3200 block of Mallard in Homewood was charged with failure to yield right of way. The charge comes in response to the three-car collision Strother was involved in on March 11 at the intersection of 183rd Street and Kedzie Avenue. Strother was exiting from a 7-Eleven parking lot at approximately 1:30 p.m., heading westbound on 183rd St. when she clipped the vehicle of Homewood-resident Michael Wicks, 43, as he was heading westbound on 183rd St., according to police. Homewood Police said the collision knocked Wicks into the eastbound lane of 183rd and sent Strother’s vehicle across the median into the incoming, eastbound lane of 183rd St. where she struck driver Shawnelle…