Monday, April 22, 2013
The Northbrook Fire Department provided a hospital transport after two cars crashed near Waukegan Road on Monday night.
State police reported two-vehicle crashed on the Edens Expressway near Waukegan Road Monday night. The Northbrook Fire Department provided a hospital transport. Police temporarily shut down all eastbound traffic and all but one wesbound lane. A Ford Explorer and an Audi passenger vehicle were involved in the crash. Early reports of a semi truck in the crash were rejected by police. Patch will update the story as it develops.
There were no reported fatalities in a Sunday night crash on the highway near Northbrook.
There were no fatalities after a truck crashed into a wall Sunday night on the Edens Expressway and burst into flames near Tower Road, according to the Chicago Tribune. Two other cars were involved in the crash and four people were hospitalized, but there did not appear to be any serious injuries, the Chicago Tribune reports. Sign up for the Northbrook Patch morning newsletter to get the latest police and fire updates in your email.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Northbrook Fire Department responded to an accident on the expressway where a man hit a deer that went through the windshield and landed in the back of the car.
The following items were part of a Village of Northbrook weekly staff memo. Deer Causes Auto Accident on the Edens At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday Sept. 3, the Northbrook Fire Department responded to mile post 30 on the Edens Expressway for a reported car accident. Upon arrival, crews found a single vehicle that had struck a deer causing the deer to go through the windshield, coming to rest in the rear of the vehicle. The male driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The deer succumbed to its injuries. Seven Vehicular Burglaries in One Week Over the week, seven burglaries to vehicles were reported and investigated by the Northbrook Police Department. Items removed from the vehicles include tools…
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Glenview resident arrested after driving on the wrong side of expressway.
A 24-year-old Glenview resident drove 11 miles in the wrong direction on the Edens Expressway early Thursday morning until he was pulled over by Illinois State Police, Pioneer Press reports. Sergio Galvez-Delira was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, having open alcohol, no insurance and improper lane usage after he drove 11 miles into oncoming traffic at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Pioneer Press. Though no one was injured, Master Sgt. Joseph Stangl told the Chicago Tribune that this "could have turned into a horrific tragedy." Trooper Ivan Bukaczyk expressed a similar sentiment to Pioneer Press. "We’re lucky that no one got injured,” he said. Read more at the Tribune and Pioneer Press.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Northbrook man allegedlly hijacked a car and took off down I-94 Saturday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, November 20, 2011
A Northbrook man who allegedly hijacked a car from the 3100 block of Dundee Road caused a multiple-vehicle crash with at least three injuries on I-94 Saturday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune reports that the man stole the car, then took off southbound on the Edens Expressway. Contrary to prior reports, no police vehicles were in pursuit, according to Northbrook Police Chief Charles Wernick. Five cars altogether were involved in the crash, and three drivers were taken to the hospital, including the alleged hijacker, according to a representative of the Illinois State Police. Asked about the identity of the hijacker, the representative directed further questions to the Northbrook Police Department. Patch was unable to …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Toilet falls off flatbed and lands motorcyclist with a broken ankle.
A motorcyclist ended up in the hospital Monday morning when he hit a stainless steel urinal on the Edens Expressway just past the Lake Cook Road southbound exit. The urinal fell off a flatbed truck headed southbound on the Edens in the middle lane. According to police, at 6:35 a.m. the motorcyclist switched from the left lane to the middle and struck the urinal laying in the road, causing him to fall off his motorcycle. He suffered a broken left ankle and was transported to Evanston Hospital. The flatbed truck driver was cited with failure to secure load and is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 26. To get more updates on Highland Park news, "Like" Highland Park Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
More than five inches of rain taxes village flood control systems.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Glenn Wall
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Thunderstorms raged through Northern Illinois again early Saturday, dumping unsurpassed accumulations of rain, flooding Northbrook streets and stranding motorists. ”At storm’s peak, the village had as many as 23 streets and or intersections closed including the Cherry Lane underpass,” village communications manager Cheryl Fayne-dePersio reported in a press release. “Meanwhile, Northbrook Police and Fire Departments worked to rescue four motorists from vehicles that had become stranded on flooded streets. As of 12:45 p.m. Saturday, storm water was drained from roadways and all roads were re-opened.” MORE: Click through the gallery of flooding photos Regionally, flooding was so severe that even portions of the Edens Expressway were …