Car Into Water
The 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.
Cynthia 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.
Witnesses 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.
A 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.
A 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.
The 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.
His 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.
A west suburban Aurora woman’s car left the roadway and landed in a lake at the start of Tuesday’s winter storm.
A 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.
A woman died Thursday afternoon after the car she was in plunged into a pond on the campus of Harper College in northwest suburban Palatine.
No injuries were reported when a car rolled into a body of water in Braidwood, but search and rescue crews were dispatched.