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Distracted Cellphone Use Suspected in Fatal High Speed Head-on Crash on Route 176 in Union Near Marengo

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Marengo and Union Fire Protection Districts responded about 9:39 p.m. Wednesday January 17, 2018 to a report of a head-on crash on Route 176 east of Union Road in unincorporated Union. […]

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Man Injured When Parked Car He’s Exiting Gets Hit Head-On, Drury Ln North of Suffield Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:41 PM Sunday, April 23, 2017 to a report of a crash with injuries at 2610 North Drury Lane Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report […]

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Crime Prevention

Local Teens Join Efforts with Arlington Pediatrics and Palatine Police to Prevent Distracted Driving; Safety Fair Jan. 30 2016

We live in a world where we are constantly multitasking, which unfortunately includes people using their cell phones while driving. Dr. David Brottman, a practicing pediatrician at Arlington Pediatrics in the northwest suburbs has seen […]

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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

Marcin Minpsuj Dies 1 Month After Buffalo Grove Woman Texts and Drives, and Crashes Into Him While He’s Changing Tire

Marcin Minpsuj, of Hawthorn Woods, who was hit by a car driven by a woman who distracted by a cell phone, died at Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital on Thursday afternoon, September […]