School Bus Stop Sign Struck
A 44-year-old La Grange woman driving a 2012 Ford Explorer was cited for improper passing of a school bus, police said, after she attempted to go around a stopped bus in the 4900 block of Gilbert Avenue at 8:01 p.m. and struck the stop sign that was still out after the bus had unloaded its passengers.
Police said the Explorer, which went up a curb when the driver tried to pass, had a large scrape along its passenger side, but the bus was not damaged. No injuries were reported.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2
A 20-year-old man from Woodridge was cited for improper turn, police said, after his 2004 Honda Accord struck a 2004 Audi Allroad while he was trying to make a left turn from northbound Forest Avenue to westbound Ogden Avenue at 7:56 a.m.
The Audi was traveling eastbound on Ogden when it was struck. The driver of the Audi suffered minor injuries. Both vehicles were damaged.
TUESDAY, OCT. 1
Rear-End Accident Reported
A 52-year-old Western Springs woman was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said, after her 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe struck the rear-end of a 2007 Chrysler Aspen that had been stopped for a red light on eastbound 47th Street near Gilbert Avenue at 3:34 p.m.
No injuries were reported, but both vehicles were damaged.
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