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Two Injured in One-Car Crash Tuesday

Single vehicle rolled over at County Line Road in Minooka resulted in injuries to the driver and passenger.

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday, when the driver of the car lost control and rolled the vehicle.

The accident occurred at 5:50 p.m. on County Line Road in Minooka. The accident was near .

Both of the injured, the driver and the passenger, were taken to Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Neither their names nor conditions were available, but both are Minooka residents. Minooka Police Chief Justin Meyer said no citations have been issued in the accident.

JLO July 12, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Ok..maybe it's just me... but this story tells us absolutely nothing. Not 1 iota of information that anyone would find useful other than the police chief knowing that someone still has his contact information.... you're becoming Huffington-Post like in your stories. (and that's not a good thing).
road builder July 12, 2012 at 10:30 PM
loose gravel is the problem. the section of the road were the loose gravel is real bad used to be actual pavement at one point and they put tar and chip over it witch does not bond together. it is rong i have no idea why they did it but it is very dangerous and not the drivers fault the road is not safe until this is corrected. they should atleast take a motor grader or tractor broom and scrape or brush the loose gravel of to the side of the road on the section that has asphalt underneath.
William July 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Hate to be on the bike in that stuff............someones gonna wind up dead
Jennifer Kemp Doyle July 13, 2012 at 01:32 PM
I agree...this article says nothing. I'm the mom of the driver......and she is not injured. The passenger broke part of her hand but it is doing great. Car totaled. It is the gravel out there. I'm so very thankful that they are both fine; however, it could have been much much worse. This is not the first accident since the gravel has been laid down. At what point is it fixed and not blamed on driver? We have insurance, and like I said, I'm blessed everyone is ok.......but financially --- rates have just now gone up, replace a totaled vehicle, and mentally a few families have been shocked. My daughter is responsible for driving the car, but doesn't the county or whoever maintains the roads have a responsibility as well?
Christopher Baran July 13, 2012 at 02:28 PM
I agree with the mom. The roads are terrible. Whoever maintains the road should be at fault for the accident and be compelled to pay for the vehicle and hospital bills.
shanethetrain July 13, 2012 at 03:31 PM
First of all, i agree with the first guy. Second of all, loose gravel is not the culprit, it surely is excessive speed that caused the accident. I have lived on a gravel road my entire life and have never had an accident. These darn city-folk think they can hotrod down the old country roads, but guess what?The road will win every time. So sad.
Maynard R. Jerome July 13, 2012 at 04:12 PM
You're right that this particular blurb lacks specific information, but I disagree entirely about Huffington Post, which is a decent source for information, unless of course you want your news filtered through FAUX. Much of what you read in the Huffington Post is from other sources in the legitimate press, ALONG WITH some Liberal blogs. Because you disagree with some of the content doesn't mean it's lacking in legitimate information.
Heather July 13, 2012 at 10:32 PM
AGREED SHANE. I live right there on county line rd. They tar and chip the roads to SLOW DRIVERS DOWN. the roads are perfectly safe if you drive at the correct speed. If you have a drivers license you obviously passed the test and you should know that you need to drive SLOWER on gravel but people lack common sense and continue to FLY down the road. People need to stop pointing fingers and quit complaining.
susan July 14, 2012 at 03:44 AM
Has anyone heard of drive the correct speed for conditions? Glad they are ok but slow down out there!!
Anne Marie Eisenberger July 14, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Maybe you didn't catch the part where it says that only PART of the road is gravel. If one is cruising along thinking she is on pavement and suddenly hits gravel - it is an outrage that warning signs were not posted. I know this driver and she is not "city-folk" do ZIP IT, hillrod!
KMN July 15, 2012 at 09:46 PM
If one is cruising along AND paying attention AND driving the speed limit - then one would realize that they are approaching gravel. Warning signs? Really?? One would not need warning signs to let them know that they are hitting gravel - they would be able to SEE IT!
Dinkamoe July 15, 2012 at 10:44 PM
I saw it after the fact. She had a vehicle that looked like it had a high center of gravity that you need to drive slower than a normal car. Glad no one was killed!

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