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Jamie G. Goldstein

Death Toll Rises in Minneapolis Bridge Collapse

The initial report of six dead has now risen to seven, and it is believed twenty to thirty people or more are still missing. At least 79 people were injured in the horrific collapse. As many as 50 cars still remain in the river, and it is unknown if those cars hold additional victims. The water is seven to eight feet deep, which is high enough to cover most cars.Videos taken of the bridge…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Minneapolis Bridge Collapse at Least 6 Killed

A Minneapolis bridge collapsed during the Wednesday evening rush hour killing at least six people. The Interstate 35W bridge was being repaired when it collapsed into several sections. There is information as to why the bridge collapsed at this time, but authorities do not believe it was an act of terrorism.Early estimates believe there were at least 50 cars that fell into the water and land…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Four Injured In Chicago Van Accident

A van drove up onto the sidewalk at 230 West Washington Monday morning causing injuries to three pedestrians and the driver of the van. The van struck two of the pedestrians and then a garbage can causing it to crash into the windows at Cosi, a local restaurant. There was no immediate information on what caused the van to drive onto the sidewalk.All four of the injured people were taken to the…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Bus Crashes In Kentucky After Driver Doses Off

Another early morning bus crash was reported today. A bus caring a family from Buffalo, New York back to Alabama crashed Monday morning possibly after the driver dosed off during the trip. The crash left at least one person dead and 66 other people injured. The crash took place in Kentucky on Interstate 65 near the 42 mile marker.This most recent bus crash is one of several over the past few…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Man Riding Motorcycle Dies in Grayslake Accident

A motorcycle and pick-up truck were involved in an accident Wednesday morning leaving one man dead. The crash occurred at Belvidere Road and Barron Road in Grayslake, Illinois. Grayslake is a far North suburb of Chicago, Illinois. The man who was riding the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no information at this time regarding what caused the accident or who was at fault.

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Man Dies After Accident With SUV

Hector F. Aguirre died Wednesday from injuries he sustained when he was hit by an SUV in Chicago over the weekend. Aguirre, who was 73 at the time of his death, was walking near 8400 west North Avenue in Chicago when the SUV struck him. Aguirre leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Olga, along with their 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.Additional information about the…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Bus Crash Injures 17

A bus crash Tuesday evening on the Chicago Skyway sent 17 people to the hospital. A private charter bus hit a semi-trailer truck and caused the accident. The bus driver, who was operating a bus owned by Chicago Entertainment Tour, was cited for following to close to the truck. It is unknown at this time where the bus was heading or where it began its journey. As of Wednesday morning 13…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Car Crashes Into Chicago Day Care

A car crashed into a day care center Wednesday morning just before 11:00 am on Chicago’s West Side. The driver of the car was critically injured and three children at the day care were also hurt. The children and driver were transported to local hospitals.There is no information on what caused the crash, but it has been reported that a second car was involved in the crash. It also appeared…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Man Dies In Car Crash

Ricardo Chavez-Cornejo was killed Sunday morning when he was ejected from the car he was traveling in on the Edens expressway. It is believed the driver of the car fell asleep at the wheel causing the car to cross several lanes of traffic and strike the center median. The driver and other passenger of the car were not seriously injured.Ricardo Chavez-Cornejo was only thirty-one years old when…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Good Samaritan Killed On Chicago Highway

Thirty-three year old Everardo Morales was killed when he stopped to help another motorist on Chicago’s Interstate Highway 94. Morales was struck by the trailer of a truck and pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not ticketed.The accident occurred at a very congested area of the highway just before it merges with the Dan Ryan expressway. Further investigation is necessary to…