Drivers Survive Serious Head on Collision

An entire block of Gross Point Road in Skokie was sealed off by police following a serious head-on collision on Tuesday around 3:23 p.m.

Two drivers survived a serious head-on crash near the intersection of Gross Point Road and Suffield Court on Tuesday around 3:23 p.m.

According to an eye witness, a woman travelling southbound on Gross Point Road merged into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle travelling northbound, or towards Church Street.

The accident occurred at 3:23 p.m. and ambulance and fire officials arrived within three minutes. Fortunately, there is a fire station located down the street from where the accident occurred at 9024 Gross Point Road.

It did not appear that either drivers sustained serious or life threatening injuries. No further information is available at this time. If new details come in, Skokie Patch will update.


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George Slefo December 11, 2012 at 10:11 PM
@Skokie Mike - I happened to be travelling down Gross Point Road to cover an entirely different story and saw the entire accident unfold before me. God bless nobody was seriously injured. Also, Patch makes sure we're equipped to be a walking newsroom. Best, George
andrea ginsburg December 12, 2012 at 03:23 PM
George, I think you are doing a great job!!!!!
Vicky Kujawa December 12, 2012 at 03:48 PM
I did that once; it was fun.
Floyd Freeman December 12, 2012 at 05:55 PM
News as soon as it happens......George, keep us posted Sir. Awareness is everything.
Oliver P. McCracken December 13, 2012 at 12:01 AM
The riders seemed to have escaped harm, thank Goodness, while their carriages were made into mincemeat, yet the newspaperman on the scene declined to inform us of the horses' conditions.... Were they euthanized on the spot, or were they hauled to the Glue-man's cauldron still nickering and neighing?


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