Monday, May 6, 2013
Mario Guagliardo was driving Ford Explorer home from college when a tire blew.
A Deerfield college student driving home from Indiana University escaped serious injury in a fatal crash when the Ford Explorer he was operating blew a tire causing it to roll three times Saturday on Interstate 65 approximately 60 miles from Chicago, according to WISH television. Mario L. Guagliardo, 20, of Deerfield was taken to the hospital with injuries to his hands, elbow and face, according to an article in the Oak Park-River Forest edition of Trib Local. One of the rear seat passengers was killed and another sustained life threatening injuries. Neither was wearing a seat belt. A third back seat passenger was hurt and the front seat passenger was uninjured. Other than Guagliardo, none of the men were from the Deerfield area. According…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A man ended up in Highland Park Hospital on Tuesday after a car crash on Skokie Valley Road in Highland Park, according to the Highland Park Police Department.
A Palatine man was hospitalized on Tuesday after a car crash on Skokie Valley Road in Highland Park, according to the Highland Park Police Department. At around 11:45 a.m., Schaumburg resident Amber Banner was driving her Mitsubishi out of the LA Fitness in the Crossroads Shopping Center on Skokie Valley Road. She turned left out of the parking lot and struck Daniel Koste, who was driving a 2010 Honda Accord. He was heading north in the left lane. Koste complained of back pains and was transported to Highland Park Hospital, according to Deputy Chief of Support Services George Pfutzenreuter. Banner was cited for failure to yield while turning left. Her court date is set for May 8 at 10:30 a.m. For complete Highland Park News, sign up for …
Monday, March 4, 2013
A Highwood man was killed last Thursday in a multiple-vehicle car crash at the corner of Skokie Boulevard and Dundee Road in Northbrook.
A Highwood man was killed last Thursday in a multiple-vehicle car crash at the corner of Skokie Boulevard and Dundee Road in Northbrook, the Chicago Tribune reports. Hector Esquivel, a 23-year-old from the 200 block of Greenbay Road in Highwood, was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash at 3:40 p.m., according to the Tribune. Read the whole story here. For more news and updates, "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after rear ending a car in Highland Park on Wednesday, then crashing into a dumpster and running away on foot.
A man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after rear ending a car in Highland Park on Wednesday, then crashing into a dumpster and running away on foot. Want Highland Park news in your inbox? Sign up for the newsletter. At 2:19 p.m. on Wednesday at Greenbay and 1st Streets, a driver rear ended another vehicle. He then drove away and struck a fenced in garbage dumpster area at the Vine Apartments and fled on foot, according to an email from Deputy Highland Park Police Chief Dave Schwarz. "The car ... looked like it was fleeing the scene and turned left into the apartment complex," Patch reader Amy Galvin told Patch in an email after seeing the crash unfold. "The driver was going so fast they collided head on the with the…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A two car crash occurred at Route 41 and Old Elm Road on Wednesday.
The information below comes from the Lake Forest Police Department. A two car crash occurred at Route 41 and Old Elm Road on Wednesday, according to the Lake Forest Police Department. A car turning left from westbound Old Elm to southbound Route 41 was struck by a second car going northbound on Route 41. The northbound car disobeyed the red light on Route 41 at Old Elm, witnessess told the Lake Forest Police. The driver, a 27 year-old male from Chicago, was cited for disobeying a red light. The turning driver, a 68 year-old male from Lake Forest, was transported by Lake Forest Fire Department paramedics to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries. Both vehicles were towed due to damage.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Leon Goldberg, the 84-year-old man who was killed after being struck by a vehicle outside Niles North High School was also a Holocaust survivor. His friend said he would often speak to students about the atrocities he experienced.
Leon Goldberg, the 84-year-old man who was struck and killed by a vehicle outside Niles North High School on Tuesday, was also a Holocaust survivor, according to close friend Sharon Perlman. Perlman said Goldberg was placed in a number of concentration camps during WW II. He was also recently honored at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. "He would often speak to students and educate them about the atrocities he experienced," Perlman said. "I knew Mr. Goldberg for nearly 40 years." Perlman added that she was very close with his daughter, Lila. Goldberg was killed after a traffic crash at Lawler Avenue and Grant Street after a vehicle struck Goldberg as he was walking eastbound across Lawler Avenue, in front of …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A grand jury has charged the 18-year-old Highland Park resident who drove into a family on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl, with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI.
A grand jury has indicted the 18 year old who drove into a Highland Park family on Central Avenue on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl, on aggravated driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound and reckless homicide charges, according to the Lake County State's Attorney. Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento: The Story So Far Highland Park resident Carly Rousso was driving eastbound on Central Avenue on Labor Day afternoon when she drifted across the road and into the sidewalk, hitting 25-year-old Modesta Sacramento and her three children. Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, 5, was killed. Toxicology reports indicate that the compound Difluoroethane was detected in Rousso's blood, according to the grand jury indictment. The compound was found in …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
On Labor Day, an 18-year-old Highland Park resident drove a car into a Highland Park mother, her two sons and her 5-year-old daughter, who died soon after. Here's what happened next.
On Labor Day, an 18-year-old Highland Park resident drove a Lexus coupe into the sidewalk on the 700 block of Central Avenue. The car struck a 25-year-old Highland Park mother as well as her two sons and her 5-year-old daughter, Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, who died soon after, at Evanston Hospital. The community has been reeling ever since. The driver, Carly Rousso, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Meanwhile, residents in Highland Park and Highwood have worked together to raise over $60,000 for Jaclyn's family and to organize a memorial walk that brought out hundreds of people. Here's Patch's coverage on this tragedy so far. Keep checking back as more gets reported. Parents Seek Damages in 5-Year-Old's Death The …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The Lake County State's Attorney's Office says 18-year-old Carly Rousso was high off of "canned air," and may have passed out behind the wheel before crashing into a mother and her three children, killing a 5-year-old girl.
Here's how Ken LaRue, the Lake County State's Attorney's Traffic Division chief, envisions what happened on Central Avenue on Labor Day: Eighteen-year-old Carly Rousso was driving a Lexus coupe eastbound in Highland Park. Either before she started driving or once she was underway, she grabbed the canister of dusting spray she'd brought along, put it to her nose, pushed down the nozzle and inhaled. She was instantly filled with a euphoric sensation brought on by a chemical compound in the spray called difluoroethane. Commonly referred to as "huffing," inhaling this compound and others like it causes asyphyxiation that users get high from. "At some point," LaRue said, "she passed out." She didn't stop the car as it drifted, first across the …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The 18-year-old accused of crashing her father's car into a family while intoxicated on Labor Day can no longer drive, has a curfew and cannot imbibe illegal substances as a result of a hearing on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old Highland Park woman who was cited for driving under the influence after she drove into a family on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl, has had her bond increased to $50,000 and new conditions imposed, according to the Highland Park Police Department. Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento: The Story So Far Carly Rousso, who was cited with a DUI shortly after police say she drove her father's Lexus coupe into Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, 5, her two brothers and her mother, appeared in front of a Lake County judge on Tuesday because the city of Highland Park requested her bond be increased, The Highland Park News reports. Rousso's new bond conditions include a curfew from 9 p.m. till 7 a.m., no driving and no illegal substances according to…