Holiday Crashes: Let’s Be Careful Out There, Shopping Warriors


Don’t drive like Clark Griswold. Crashes are up as people fight for parking spaces, rush from store-to-store, text shopping strategies while driving, and drive with visions of sugar-plums dancing in their heads.

Clark: Burn some dust here. Eat my rubber.
Rusty Griswold: Dad, I think you mean burn rubber and eat my dust.
Clark: Whatever, Russ. Whatever.

Two crashes near Rand Road and Arlington Heights Road within an hour on Saturday — just days before Christmas. Many other crashes occurred throughout the day — fortunately most were property damage only.

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