Monday, March 18, 2013
A 69-year-old Chicago woman was hurt and ticketed after an afternoon accident at 159th Street and Laramie Avenue, according to Sun-Times Media.
A three-car crash Monday at the intersection of 159th Street and Laramie Avenue left a Chicago woman with minor injuries, Sun-Times Media reports. READ: Check Out the Full Sun-Times Media Story for Full Details The woman, 69, was ticketed with making an improper turn in the afternoon accident, which backed up traffic along 159th Street, the report continued. Patch contacted Oak Forest Police late Monday afternoon, but no more details were available. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Oak Forest Patch:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The crash occurred at 183rd and South West Creek Drive in Tinley Park, Sun-Times Media reports.
An Illinois State police trooper was hospitalized Wednesday morning, after his vehicle was involved in a crash with a pickup truck near 183rd and South West Creek Drive in Tinley Park, Sun-Times Media reports. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene, according to the report. Stay tuned for additional updates, as more information becomes available. It's easy to keep up with Patch!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A two-car accident on 80th Avenue, just south of 159th Street, left some customers without power when one of the vehicles hit a ComEd power box.
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Wednesday, February 20
A car accident Tuesday morning in the 16200 block of 80th Avenue knocked out power to about 38 customers in that area, including Helen Keller Elementary School. Two cars were involved in the accident, which sent one vehicle off 80th Avenue, through a fence and into residential backyards before hitting a green ComEd power box, said Tinley Park Fire Department Capt. Tim Griffin. The damage to the power box is what caused the outage and was the reason Tinley fire crews responded to the call at around 8 a.m., he added. READ: Pediatrician Accused of Sexual Abuse No Longer Working at Health Clinic No one was seriously hurt, Griffin said, adding that one driver was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for minor injuries. Griffin said he did not…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Even after being tased by a Tinley Park Police officer, Matthew Dyer, 20, of Frankfort, began spitting at Illinois State Police troopers, according to police reports.
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Thursday, October 4, 2012
A Tinley Park Police officer tased a Frankfort man who had been arrested by Illinois State Police on Sept. 26 after the man tried to get out of his cuffs and kick the arresting officers, according to a police report. Matthew W. Dyer, 20, of the 600 block of Hawthorne Drive in Frankfort, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, resisting a peace officer and possession of less than 2.5 grams of marijuana, according to Will County Sheriff's Office records. READ: What's the Beef? Woman Brings Spoons to a Knife Fight in Meat Dept. The possession charge was later dropped, but traffic charges of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and improper lane use were added, according to Will County Circuit …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Traffic was stop-and-go between Interstate 57 and 80th Avenue because of an accident that blocked the right lane of westbound traffic.
A two-car accident near Harlem Avenue and Interstate 80 in Tinley Park slowed traffic Monday morning. According to Patch's commuter guide, traffic was stop-and-go between Interstate 57 and 80th Avenue because of an accident that blocked the right lane of westbound traffic. The accident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. A silver car was in a ditch, and a black car blocking the right lane had its front end crushed. The silver car's rear end was damaged as well. Police weren't immediately sure what caused the accident. One man was transported away in an ambulance with unknown injuries. Mokena and Tinley Park firefighters responded, and the cars were being towed off the …
Monday, June 18, 2012
A crash slowed traffic along Harlem Avenue at 171st Street as Tinley Park rescue crews worked to clean up.
The intersection of Harlem Avenue and 171st Street was partially closed Monday afternoon, around 4 p.m., as the Tinley Park Fire Department and other emergency personnel responded to an automobile accident.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Two people were taken to Christ after a collision that left car parts all over 159th Street near 84th Avenue, blocking traffic moving both ways.
Police are investigating the cause of an accident Wednesday evening that left two people injured, and two cars totaled out with debris thrown across a stretch of 159th Street. The Orland Fire Protection District was called about the crash in the 8400 block of 159th Street, near the entrance of the Mercedes dealership, just after 6 p.m. An SUV was left with heavy front damage, coming to rest on the north side of 159th Street, while a sedan also was heavily damaged and stopped on the street’s south side, Orland Fire Battalion Chief William Bonnar said. The driver of the SUV was the only person riding in it, and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. Two of the three people in the sedan were checked for injuries, but chose not to be …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
One casualty: a wooden wishing well.
A Tinley Park woman is facing multiple charges, including one for drunken driving, after she drove off course during a run to Taco Bell. Elizabeth N. Naegele, 19, of 17927 66th Ct. in Tinley Park, is accused May 10 of crashing into a parked car, driving into the front lawn of an Oak Forest home and destroying a wooden wishing well lawn decoration. Police said they responded to a single-car crash at about 2:45 a.m. in the 15000 block of Waverly Avenue. During their investigation, they determined that Naegele's green 1995 Pontiac Grand Am slammed into a parked car, hopped a ditch and came to a stop in a nearby yard. Naegele's mouth was bleeding and she was taken to Advocate South Suburban Hospital for treatment. There she said she had …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Three men were arrested after a Hummer crashed into another car on Harlem Avenue. Two of them fled the scene, police said.
Three young men were arrested after fleeing a car crash that sent an elderly driver to the hospital, according to an Orland Park police report. Witnesses told police that a Hummer must have been traveling 80 to 90 mph when it fish-tailed on snowy roadway in the 15200 block of Harlem Avenue and collided with a Chevy Cavalier around 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 9, 2011, police said. Paramedics transported a 70-year-old Tinley Park woman bleeding from her head to Palos Community Hospital. Due to severe front-end damage, her car door needed to be pried open, according to the report. On scene, police met Baha F. Jabali, 25, of the 15100 block of Spruce Lane in Oak Forest, who initially refused to name the missing driver and passenger of the Hummer, police…
Monday, January 2, 2012
A man who was being treated at an area hospital died on Saturday.
An 80-year-old local man died Friday morning from injuries he sustained earlier in the week in a Tinley Park car crash. Joseph Melilli, of the 9100 block of 174th Street, was pronounced dead at 9:30 a.m. Friday, reports the Chicago Tribune. Melilli was being treated at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, the story said. The accident occurred on the day after Christmas near the intersection of 171st Street and 88th Avenue. "An autopsy conducted on Saturday determined Melilli died from multiple injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accident," the Tribune reports. "Heart disease was listed as a secondary cause of death, according to the (Cook County medical examiner's) office." Additional information about the crash was …