Chicago – No less than three died in the neighborhood of Roseland’s Far South Side last Saturday’s morning. The lives of a woman, her boyfriend, and his twin brother were ended when the woman-driver of the car lost control and crashed into three parked vehicles in the area. A 15-year old girl survived and was immediately transported to a local hospital.
Police Officer John Mirabelli recounted that a little after 8:30 o’clock in the morning, a Kia 2008 Optima was traveling at top speed northward along the State Street of a residential area in the vicinity of 102nd Street. The driver was a 20-year-old woman with her 22-year-old boyfriend seated beside her.
Seated at the back of her boyfriend was his twin brother and sitting next was a 15-year-old girl. Officer Mirabelli said they were not able to find out what was the relationship of the teenage girl to the occupants of the car.
Upon reaching the intersection of State and 102nd streets, the lady-operator lost control of the Kia and crashed into three parked cars – Buick 2007Lacrosse, a Buick 2004 Rendezvous SUV and a Toyota 2005 Camry. The force of impact sent the Lacrosse to enfold a light pole; the Camry was propelled towards the middle of the road and the Rendezvous was jostled up against a curb. Fortunately, the three parked vehicles had no passengers inside.
The four people inside the Kia were trapped and had to be extricated by emergency crew of Chicago’s Fire Department using the jaw of life, according to the report of Mirabelli. The 20-year-old lady-driver died on the scene while her boyfriend expired after he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His twin brother was also rushed to the Hospital of John H. Stroger Jr. in Cook County where he was pronounced DOA. Fine Media Affairs learned that the 15-year-old surviving victim, in critical condition was admitted in the Christ Hospital.
Cook County spokesperson said that they confirmed than three persons were dead but cannot provide more details, pending investigation.
Investigators said that their police Major Accident Investigation Unit will continue probing the cause of the crash.
CHICAGO – Ahead-on collision made headlines early Sunday morning as it resulted to the death of two victims on the Far South Side.
The fatal mishap took place at around 2:20 o’clock in the morning when vehicle with three passengers swerved over across the median line and collided with another vehicle traveling to the opposite direction.
The crash on the 3400 block of West 115th Street resulted to the death of two persons. They were identified as 36 years-old Sean Larmon resident of block 10800 of South Whipple Street and 28 years-old Demetrius Caples of block 9200 of S. Vandepoel Avenue. A third passenger, who was suffering from life-threatening injuries but not yet identified was transported to an area hospital.
On Wednesday, a day after the turn of the year, a car mishap occurred at the West Side that sent five seriously- injured victims to the hospital, according to the officials the Fire Department of Chicago.
The accident was a collision between an SUV and a van where one of the vehicles overturned. All the victims were transported to the area hospital in critical condition.
Accidents happening around the highway and streets of Chicago can be very dangerous more so with today’s kind of weather. The risk grows greater when the vehicle travels at top speed. Any type of road accident has tragic consequences which could either be death or serious injuries.
Car Accident victims may be entitled to financial compensation for pain and suffering in addition to economic damages.
Please consult with an experienced Chicago car accident lawyer now for free consultation.
Source: Chicago CBS Local Com (http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/01/12/1-dead-3-critical-in-roseland-crash/)
Source: DNA Info Com (http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130113/mt-greenwood/car-crash-kills-2-injures-1)
Source: ABC Local Go Com (http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8940234)