Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A 64-year-old Orland Park man died Tuesday morning after the car he was driving was struck head-on by a driver going the wrong way in the 10500 block of South LaGrange Road around 3 a.m., Sun-Times Media reports.
A 64-year-old Orland Park man died Tuesday morning, after a driver going the wrong way struck his car head-on in Palos Township, Sun-Times Media reports. The man was driving a 2002 Nissan Sentra northbound on LaGrange Road, when a 2002 GMC Denali driven by a 19-year-old man drove his car head-on into the Sentra just after 3 a.m., according to the report. The driver of the Denali was heading southbound in the northbound lanes of LaGrange Road near the 10500 block. The northbound and southbound lanes are separated by a concrete barrier. The Orland Park man was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead. As of 11 a.m., his name was being withheld pending notification of family members. The driver of the …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Police said the drivers from both cars involved in an early Wednesday morning crash were released from Palos Community Hospital and didn't suffer any serious injuries.
An 18-year-old driver has been ticketed her pickup truck flipped in a crash early Wednesday morning. Both her and another woman in a different car were taken to Palos Community Hospital as a precaution, according to Palos Heights police. Neither driver involved in the wreck that happened at 6:49 a.m. in the intersection of Route 83 and Harlem Avenue was seriously hurt. The pickup driver made a left-hand turn from Route 83 onto Harlem during a yellow light when the other driver smashed into her passenger side, causing the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac to flip nearly completely over, according to police. Police said the 18-year-old woman said she thought the other driver would stop for the yellow. She was cited for failure to yield. The 49-…
Friday, January 18, 2013
An Alsip man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center after driving off of the road, striking trees and landscaping, before coming to rest in a retention ditch off 135th Street Friday morning.
Updated, 1:52 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 An Alsip man is being treated for critical injuries Friday, after he drove off the road, destroying his car and causing debris from the car to strike nearby properties, off of 135th Street, according to police. The Orland Park Police Department was called around 3 a.m. about a single-vehicle crash on 135th Street near Partridge Lane, said Orland Park Police Commander John Keating. A 2003 Jaguar was driving west on 135th Street when it moved into the eastbound lane, before leaving the road near Partridge Lane, Keating said. The car struck several trees and landscaping, causing severe damage to the car and sending shrapnel toward nearby properties, before it came to rest in a retention ditch on the …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Ryan Osowski, 28, was killed after an auto accident at 95th Street and South LaGrange Road, according to reports. The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating, and an autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
A 89-year-old Palos Park woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday evening near her home.
Police continue to investigate an accident that resulted in the death of an elderly Palos Park woman Friday night. Mary Infatino, 89, of St. Moritz Drive in Palos Park, was pronounced dead at 5:39 p.m Friday at Christ Advocate Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to a Cook County Medical Examiner's office spokesman. Infatino was struck at 4:57 p.m. by a van that was driven by an 80-year-old Palos Park resident who was turning left onto St. Moritz Drive from Route 83, Palos Park police said. It is believed Infatino was attempting to cross the street near her home when she was struck, police said. Palos Park police and the Palos Area Reconstruction Team are still investigating the incident, although weather did not appear to be a …