Pedestrian Killed by Farm Equipment in Peoria County, Illinois

PEORIA COUNTY, IL- The pontiacdailyleader.com reports that a man was struck by a pickup truck that was hauling farming equipment on Saturday, July 28, 2018,just after 9 p.m. The accident took place near Cornell. The victim was 41-year-old Michael Garcia, of Cornell. Responders transported Garcia to OSF Healthcare Saint Francis Medical Center. Reports referred to…

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Missouri Duck Boat Accident Kills Illinois Woman

IL- The Chicago.suntimes.com reports that a woman from Illinois was killedin a tragic boat accident in Missouri that cost 17 people their lives. The victim from Illinois was identifiedas Leslie Dennison, 64. The victims ranged in age from one to 76. The accident happened on Thursday, July 19, 2018,at about 7 p.m. on Table Rock…

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Helicopter Makes Crash Landing Near I-57, Injures 4

CHICAGO, IL- The chicagotribune.com reports that an air ambulance made a crash landing near I-57 in Chicago’s Fernwood neighborhood. The helicopter was carrying a patient at the time of the crash. The patient was listedas in critical condition. Three helicopter crewmen also suffered injuries and were reportedly in stable condition following the crash landing. The…

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Train Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois (CBS) CBS News reports that a woman got killed by a train in Homewood. The fatal crash happened at the Homewood Metra Station. Metra and the Homewood Police Department are investigating the deadly accident, and have released few details about the crash. Did you know that train vs. pedestrian collisions are the number one…

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