Collision at 55th Near WoodlandA Mercedes and a Chevy Equinox collided about 12:30 p.m. on 55th Street near Woodland Avenue. Each driver told police the other driver hit them. No one was injured or charged, police said.
Friday, August 23
Two Injured in Crash at 39th, EllingtonPolice charged Gordon Crown, 84, of the 300 block of La Grange Road in La Grange Park, with failure to yield at an intersection after a collision caused a car to spin sideways onto a parkway at the intersection of 39th Street and Ellington Avenue.
The woman in the second car, a 30-year-old La Grange Park resident, was transported to La Grange Memorial Hospital about 4:10 p.m. for minor injuries. Crown also sustained minor injuries, police said.
Tuesday, August 20
Teen Hits Car at 47th, WolfA 16-year-old Western Springs girl in a Honda Pilot hit the front side quarter panel of a Toyota Highlander about 7:15 p.m. near the intersection of 47th Street and Wolf Road. No one was injured.
Monday, August 19
Woman Hits Gas Instead of Brake, Drives Into BuildingPolice charged Rosamond Qetking, 87, of the 3900 block of Grand Avenue in Western Springs, with failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash after she hit the accelerator instead of the brake and drove into the front of a building in the 800 block of Burlington Avenue about 4:50 p.m. No one was injured.
Teen Hits Car While Changing LanesA 17-year-old Western Springs boy in a Honda hit the front driver's side quarter panel of an Infiniti while changing lanes in the 600 block of 47th Street about 3:30 p.m. No one was injured.
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