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Motorcycle crash in Chicago, 7-31-21

 

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

In a scene on a crowded Chicago expressway this past weekend, a motorcycle crash ended in a blaze of flames. The motorcyclists performed their stunts right on the Stevenson Expressway.

Video shows one rider popping a wheelie and touching his feet together in midair. Moments later, he loses control while trying to touch the ground. Another rider violently flipped over the crashed bike, causing a fiery pileup. Other riders stopped to help and are even seen patting the fire out on one of the injured drivers

The riders involved in the crash identified themselves in a social media post. They are both OK, and said they accept the risk that goes along with stunt rides. 

The motorcycle meetup attracted hundreds — some from out of state. They rode throughout the city all weekend, and a YouTube video shows those dangerous stunts up close.

Other video posted online from the Loop shows hundreds of motorcycles passing through — even using the sidewalk to get around.

Illinois State Police said they were called for the fiery crash, but by the time troopers arrived, the bikers were gone. State police said in a statement they know how frustrating reckless driving can be – adding that they take it very seriously and that it is one of the most cited complaints.

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MVA in Milwaukee, 6-14-21

This from Asher Heimermann:

A garbage truck from the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) crashed into an apartment building at North 92nd Street & West Sheridan Avenue in Milwaukee on Monday, June 14th.

The crash left a large hole in the side of the building.
 
After a preliminary analysis by the Milwaukee Police Department and DPW Fleet Services, the garbage truck was towed from the scene. The Department of Neighborhood Services also inspected the residence. Post-accident standard protocols are being followed and an investigation is ongoing in cooperation with police.
 

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North of the border … fatal crash

This from Asher Heimermann:

The Caledonia Fire Department responded to Wisconsin State Highway 32 and Botting Road for a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Wednesday, April 14th.     

Arriving police officers found four vehicles were involved in the crash. Preliminary investigation revealed a silver Chevrolet pickup was traveling south on Highway 32 and crossed into on-coming traffic in the northbound lanes. A  black Ford traveling north swerved into a guardrail to avoid a collision. A northbound Toyota pickup was struck head-on by the Chevrolet and a Nissan SUV then struck the Toyota in the rear.
 
Due to the severity of the damage, the Caledonia Fire Department needed to extricate victims from their vehicles. The drivers of the Chevrolet and the Nissan were transported by rescue units to Ascension All-Saints in Racine for minor injuries. The Toyota’s driver  was transported to a local hospital but was later flown by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
 
The Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit responded to assist with the investigation. 
The deceased has been identified as a 63-year-old man from Caledonia.  The driver of the Chevrolet was as a 33-year-old man from Milwaukee. 

 

 
 

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MVA in Kenosha, 3-21-21

This from Asher Heimermann:

Kenosha Police are investigating a rollover crash involving a Kenosha Police patrol squad and minivan at 52nd Street & 22nd Avenue on Sunday, March 21st.

 

Ford Explorer Police Interceptor after rollover crash

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Water Rescue in Milwaukee, 12-2-20

This from Asher Heimermann:

Two people were rescued with the Milwaukee Fire Department Dive Team searching for a third after a police pursuit ended in a rollover crash along the bank of the Milwaukee River on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.

If the vehicle had rolled once more, it would’ve ended up in the Milwaukee River.
 
 
 
Milwaukee Firefighters rescue victims from car

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Milwaukee Firefighters at the scene of a overturned car by the Milwaukee River

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Buffalo Grove Fire Department news

Buffalo Grove police and fire were dispatched for a woman pinned under a car this morning (7/17/20) in the Chase Plaza shopping center at Lake-Cook and Arlington Heights roads. The woman’s leg was caught underneath her car which apparently was in neutral instead of park when she exited the vehicle. Patrons of the nearby stores were able to shift the car into park before police officers and firefighters arrived. The car was raised with airbags to facilitate the victim’s release. She was then transported to an area hospital.

Buffalo Grove Firefighter/paramedics at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove Firefighter/paramedics at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove Firefighter/paramedics at crash scene

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air bags used to lift car

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Fatal crash in Milwaukee, WI – 10-24-19

Excerpts from Fox6now.com:

Three children were struck by a vehicle while crossing the street near 22nd Street and Center Street Thursday evening, Oct. 24, and one died. The driver did not stop.

Police said the hit-and-run crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when a driver disregarded a red light. The crash involved a 10-year-old boy, a 6-year-old girl, and a 4-year-old girl — as well as two vehicles. Officials were not sure if the children were struck by both of the vehicles — but said both vehicles fled the scene. The 6-year-old girl died. The other two children, including the 6-year-old’s sister and cousin, were seriously hurt.

The striking vehicle was described as a 2007-2009 Saturn Aura, gray in color, with front end damage and tinted windows.

Excerpts from an earlier article at jsonline.com:

For the next two months Milwaukee police will publicize the names, booking photos, and arrest information of people convicted of and sentenced for felony reckless driving and/or fleeing an officer. The new practice of publicizing the information on the Milwaukee Police Department’s social media platforms is called the “Keep MKE’s Streets Safe” initiative.

Many of those arrested for the offenses are career criminals, and 32 arrested this year have been arrested at least twice for fleeing from police.

The announcement came after a crash that injured three people in the 3100 block of North 35th Street and followed a police pursuit.

Officers were chasing a stolen vehicle involved in an armed robbery/home invasion reported a short time earlier in the 2700 block of West State Street after the driver failed to pull over during an attempted traffic stop. The officers canceled the pursuit, but the driver continued to flee recklessly before crashing into another vehicle.

Currently, officers may chase vehicles linked to violent crimes and are allowed to pursue cars tied to drug dealing or reckless driving.

On Aug. 1, Lequon McCoy, 19, was killed when the driver of a car being chased by police that reached speeds as high as 80 mph ran a red light and struck his Jeep Renegade at North 12th and West Locust streets.

police chase April 18 in which 18-year-old Larenzo Jones was fatally injured stemmed from a shooting that wounded two girls, ages 13 and 16, and a 14-year-old boy. Jones was in the suspect vehicle.

And on June 7, 2018, Police Officer Charles Irvine Jr., 23, was killed in a rollover crash on the city’s northwest side during a pursuit of a reckless driver. His partner, Officer Matthew Schulze, who was driving, was also was injured.

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Water rescue in Rosemont, 8-6-19 (more)

Video from Steve Redick of the car recovery at the Water rescue in Rosemont, 8-6-19

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Fatal crash in Milwaukee, WI – 4-11-19

This from Asher Heimermann:

Shortly after 5 PM, a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputy spotted a reckless vehicle on Interstate 94 south in Milwaukee. The vehicle took off and the pursuit exited at Holt Avenue and continued westbound on Morgan Avenue.
 
The fleeing vehicle struck other vehicles at South 13th Street and Morgan Avenue. The suspect was later arrested after a short foot chase. T The crash left one man dead and at least three people injured.
 
The Milwaukee Fire Department extrication units arrived on scene along with assistance from Bell Ambulance and the Milwaukee Police Department.
 
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MVA with entrapment in Lake in the Hills, 3-9-19

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District firefighters responded to a crash Saturday afternoon (3/9/19) in the intersection of Algonquin Road and Harvest Gate Road. Companies found two cars with heavy damage. Two occupants of one car and one from the second car required transportation to the hospital. Firefighters removed two doors from one for the cars to access the driver. Two Algonquin ambulances and one from Huntley transported the patients. Other occupants of the second car were uninjured.

 

Firefighters using Hurst eDraulic rescue tools at crash scene

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panoramic view of crash scene with fire trucks and ambulances

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