Three Chicago Cops Hurt When Their Unmarked Car Flips

 Three officers responding to a robbery in progress call in an unmarked police vehicle were seriously injured when their car flipped trying to avoid another vehicle. The injured officers reportedly had a total of 23 years on the police force. A Chicago police spokesperson related that the officers had picked up a call about a…

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Statistics Show Obese Truckers Are 50% More Likely To Crash

 There is now data to support what many in the trucking industry had previously believed. The study conducted by Stephen Burks with the University of Minnesota-Morris, who is a former trucker and a behavioral economist, worked with trucking giant, Schneider National, for a decade. The conclusion reached was unequivocal. Obese truckers are 43% to 55%…

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Drunken Crash Sends Former Chicago Cop To Prison For Eight Years

 Joseph Frugoli, 41, a former Chicago police officer was ordered to spend eight years in prison after being convicted of aggravated DUI that resulted in a fiery crash on April 10, 2009 that killed two men. The accident occurred on the Dan Ryan Expressway, when his Lexus SUV reportedly hit a disabled vehicle on the…

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Construction Workers Face Dangers Daily

 According to the latest statistics available from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), construction workers are three times more likely to suffer a fatal injury than the rest of the workforce in the United States. The construction industry also had three of the top ten occupations known to have the highest fatality…

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EMT With Seven Arrests Involved In Hit-And-Run Fatality

 The Cook County Sheriff’s office has charged a 36 year old EMT with failing to stop and render aid in a fatal hit-and-run accident. The accident happened in the Chicago suburb of Skokie on November 5, 2012. Detectives charged Kristian Hernandez, 36, with a Class 1 felony for leaving the scene and failing to report…

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