Will Co. Crash Report: 1 injured, 1 cited in chain-reaction crash in Mokena

Crash Report – LaGrange Rd & LaPorte Rd,

Mokena, IL 

 

Report ID: 2024 May 7

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit(s) Involved: 5

Occupants: At least 5

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Likely

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Angle

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A

Narrative

MOKENA, IL – One person sustained injuries Tuesday in a multi-vehicle chain-reaction crash in east-central Will County.

The incident occurred just before 4 p.m. in Mokena near the intersection of LaGrange Road and West La Porte Road. This is about 40 minutes south of Chicago.

Police say that the a the teen driver of a westbound Lexus caused the crash when he turned in front of a southbound truck hauling a trailer. The truck struck the Lexus before travelling onto the wrong side of the road and colliding with another vehicle. Two additional vehicles then became involved in the accident.

One driver went to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

Authorities issued a citation for the 17-year-old driver that caused the accident.

A full investigation is underway.

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