Monday, November 12, 2012
Margaret Caliendo died Saturday following a single-car, rollover accident.
A Bolingbrook woman died Saturday in Oklahoma following a single-car, rollover accident. Margaret Caliendo, 50, died in Joplin, MO, Saturday afternoon, according to NewsOn6.com. Caliendo was a passenger of a four-door Toyota. The car left the road for unknown reasons, hit a fence, went airborne for 30 feet, struck an embankment and rolled one time. Ralph Caliendo, also of Bolingbrook, was driving. He was also transported to the hospital and was listed in poor condition, according to NewsOn6.com. A four-year-old passenger was uninjured in the crash. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Bolingbrook news:
Saturday, June 30, 2012
A three-car pileup on I-55 near Lemont Road led to a car fire, causing one death early Saturday morning.
A motorist died early Saturday after a three-car accident on Interstate 55 at Lemont Road led to a vehicle fire, according to a fire official. The accident occurred at about 3:50 a.m. on southbound I-55, said Bob Morris, Fire Prevention Bureau Director for the Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District. Three cars were involved in the accident, which led to a fire that caused one of the fatalities, Morris said. Firefighters on scene had to extricate the person from the vehicle. Two others involved in the accident were seriously injured and taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Information on the types of vehicles involved in the accident or names of the motorists was not available Saturday morning. The DuPage County Coroner …
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Police said Thomas Gleason wasn't wearing his seat belt when he hit a tree early Saturday morning.
A Naperville teen died overnight after the SUV he was driving hit a tree, according to the Naperville Police Department. Police identified the driver as Thomas Gleason, 18, of Fox River Drive. Members of the Naperville Police and Fire departments responded to a 911 call at about 1 a.m. in the area of Canyon Run and Golf Drive for the report of a vehicle hitting a tree, according to a news release from the Naperville Police Department. Upon arrival, responders found a 2006 Pathfinder in the front lawn of 1845 Golf Drive, the news release said. Gleason, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was taken to Edward Hospital where he later died as a result of injuries received in the accident. The initial police investigation indicates that …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Four Bolingbrook men have been charged in the incident.
Police say an ongoing gang dispute boiled over last week and ended in a car chase which flipped a car near a Bolingbrook middle school. Four Bolingbrook men have been arrested in the incident. According to police, Jaime and Daniel Velez, brothers that live on the 100 block of Seabury Road, went to a home on the 500 block of Falconridge Way on July 1 after an ongoing dispute between gang members. Upon arrival, the brothers threw rocks at Angello Castillo’s Chevy Suburban, which was parked in the driveway. The windshield of the car was damaged. Bolingbrook Lieutenant Mike Rompa said Sergio Gloria then responded by damaging the Velez’s car, a Chevy Blazer, by breaking its windows. The Velez brothers drove off and were chased by Castillo in …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Alfredo and Christopher Najera both arrested and charged with DUI and failure to report an accident.
Two Bolingbrook teenagers that police say are likely related were arrested earlier this month and charged with DUI after the two allegedly tried to conceal a drunken car crash. According to police reports, Christopher Najera, 19, of the 300 block of Woodcreek Drive, was charged with failure to report an accident, driving on a suspended license and DUI following a traffic stop on the 300 block of Woodcreek Drive at 2:14 a.m. on June 11, police said. Then two hours later, Alfredo Najera, 19, of the 100 block of Lancaster Drive, was charged with improper lane usage, failure to report an incident, hit and run and two counts of DUI following a two-car accident at the intersection of Lily Cache Lane and Woodcreek Drive. Bolingbrook Lieutenant …
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Martha Bayer, 49, was pronounced dead after a roll-over accident on Main Street just east of Walker Road.
A Bolingbrook woman was killed in a one-car accident Saturday afternoon in unincorporated Lemont Township, police officials said. The roll-over crash occurred around 4 p.m. on Main Street near Cog Hill Golf Club, just east of Walker Road, a Lemont police officer confirmed. Martha Bayer, 49, was pronounced dead at Palos Community Hospital, according to a spokesperson at the Cook County medical examiner's office. The Lemont officer confirmed the woman was a resident of Bolingbrook. Cook County sheriff's police are still investigating the crash, said Liane Jackson, spokesperson for the Cook County Sheriff's Department.
Friday, January 21, 2011
Homeowners were sleeping when the accident happened.
A Bolingbrook man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol after crashing his car into a home in the 300 block of Dean Circle early Friday. According to police, Daniel Smith, 25, lost control of his 2002 Dodge as he traveled from Hywood Lane, crossing over Delaware Drive and crashing into a Dean Circle home about 5:06 a.m. Smith also was charged with improper lane usage, police said. He was transported to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital for evaluation after suffering what Lt. Michael Rompa described as superficial wounds. Homeowner Calvin Rowland said he, his wife and their 17-month-old daughter were sleeping in another part of the house when the crash happened. After checking on their daughter, the couple ran to …
Monday, October 18, 2010
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured right here on Bolingbrook Patch.
Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around Bolingbrook? Not to worry. Patch has your back. In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the last few days:
Friday, October 15, 2010
A car accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Beaconridge Drive and Route 53 killed one and sent two others to the hospital Friday afternoon.
A man driving a motorcycle died Friday after being hit by a car at a Bolingbrook intersection, police say. Paul Lee Robinson III, 38, of Bolingbrook, died at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital within an hour of being struck by a car at the intersection of Beaconridge Drive and Route 53 shortly after 3 p.m. According to police, a gray Saturn was turning left onto Beaconridge Drive when it hit a motorcycle traveling northbound on Route 53. The car was sent into the median of the Beaconridge neighborhood entrance while the motorcycle skid into the middle of the intersection. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and received CPR before being transported to the hospital, witnesses said. Two others, both in the Saturn, were sent to the hospital. …
Thursday, October 7, 2010
A car accident at the intersection of Boughton and Kings roads gushed dozens of gallons of tar onto the road and sent three to the hospital Thursday.
Three people were taken to the hospital after a car accident leaked dozens of gallons of tar onto the road and closed down a Bolingbrook intersection for nearly an hour Thursday. The two-car accident—one a limousine service car and the other a landscaping truck—forced village officials to close the intersection of Boughton and Kings roads shortly before 2 p.m. The accident left the landscaping truck, which was carrying a large tank of tar—the type of tar one would use to seal a driveway—on its side, gushing tar onto the road. Five passengers were involved in the accident and three were taken to the hospital—one for bodily injuries and two because they were drenched in tar. Bolingbrook firefighter Chris Brophy said the two drivers inside …