Truck Hits Overhang
Police said a truck-driver backing into the parking lot of Presbyterian Church of Western Springs, 5250 Wolf Rd., at 2 p.m. struck a roof overhang with the top of the truck, causing damage to the vehicle and the building.
TUESDAY, OCT. 22
Failure to Yield
A 22-year-old Chicago woman was cited with failure to yield, police said, after her 2003 Saturn Ion struck the driver's side door of a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant while the Ion was making a left turn from eastbound Ogden Avenue to northbound Wolf Road and the Galant was traveling westbound on Ogden through the intersection at 6:27 p.m.
No injuries were reported but both vehicles were damaged.
A 54-year-old Westmont woman was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident at 5:46 p.m. after her 2000 Jeep Cherokee rear-ended a 2006 Dodge Charger at the intersection of 55th Street and Wolf Road, police said.
The Charger had stopped on westbound 55th, and the Cherokee, traveling directly behind, was unable to stop before striking the Charger's rear bumper. No injuries were reported, but both vehicles were damaged.
Parking Lot Fender-Bender
Police said no injuries were reported after a 10:24 a.m. accident in a parking lot in the 0-100 block of 47th Street. A 2005 Chrysler 300 struck a 2006 Toyota Sienna while the 300 was backing out of a parking space.
Both vehicles were damaged. Neither driver was cited.
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