Man Critically Injured After Driving Into Calumet RiverA 36-year-old man was taken to a hospital in critical condition early Wednesday after he drove a car into the Calumet River in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Cops: Man Drove Car Into Beach Park Retention PondDevon S. Leedom, 20, was drunk while at the wheel of the Dodge Stratus that ended up in the pond in the 12600 block of West Wakefield Drive in Beach Park, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Man Dies After Car Plunges Into Lake In AuroraA man died Thursday morning, after a car plunged into a lake in a forest preserve in west suburban Aurora.
SUV With Woman, Two Children Inside Crashes Into Aurora PondThe 31-year-old Aurora woman was driving a 2003 GMC Envoy out of the parking lot of an industrial business at 1700 N. Edgelawn just before 5 a.m. when the SUV collided with a Scion waiting to turn into the same lot, according to a statement from city spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
Officials: One Dead After Car Drives Into Romeoville PondCynthia Breig, 33, was driving a gold 2002 Honda north on Lakeview Drive when she went through a stop sign at Remington Boulevard, drove through a grassy parkway and into a retention pond at 11:29 p.m., according to a statement from Romeoville police.
Man Dies After Driving Into Lake MichiganWitnesses saw him driving east on Balbo Drive at Lake Shore Drive, but instead of making a left turn, he kept going, onto the sidewalk, down a pedestrian path, and into the lake.
Driver Crashes Into Garage Before Ending Up In PondA couple in west suburban Montgomery were jarred out of bed early Friday after a driver crashed a car into the side of their garage and then nose-dived the vehicle into a nearby pond.
Man Escapes, No Other Victims In Car That Plunged Into Richton Park LakeA 911 call at about 2:30 p.m. Friday summoned firefighters to the edge of Lake George, near the intersection of Sauk Trail and Cicero Avenue.
Police, Firefighters To Be Honored For Saving TeenThe Aurora Police Department will honor seven Aurora police officers who, along with six Aurora firefighters, saved the life of 14-year-old Annie Prosser, who nearly drowned on March 9 after the vehicle in which she was riding crashed into a retention pond.
Man Wants Guardrail Where Daughter Almost Drowned, Driver Died In Crash Into PondHis 14-year-old daughter almost died; a young mother did, in what one suburban man has said was an accident that could have been prevented with one simple thing: a guardrail.
Woman Crashes Car Into Lake In Aurora During SnowstormA west suburban Aurora woman’s car left the roadway and landed in a lake at the start of Tuesday’s winter storm.
Driver Dies After Car Plunges Into Water In Lake VillaA driver was killed early Friday after crashing a car through a yard, striking a boatlift, and winding up 50 feet from the shore in Lake Miltmore in north suburban Lake Villa.