fatal crash

Driver killed in early morning single-vehicle crash

July 25, 2021 - 12:46

A 24-year-old man was killed in the early morning hours on Saturday when the vehicle he was driving likely struck a tree in Homewood, police said.

According to a press release, just after 5 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, crews from Homewood Police Department and Homewood Fire Department responded to reports of a traffic crash in the area of 187th Street and Loomis Avenue.

Charges filed in fatal crash on 183rd Street last year

January 08, 2021 - 18:34

Charges were filed Friday against the 21-year-old driver of a Porsche that was involved in an accident that resulted in the death of an Indiana man last summer, according to a Homewood Police statement.

Lindsey Anderson, of Homewood, was charged with aggravated DUI involving death, reckless homicide, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of cannabis.

Driver dies after crash in Homewood on Wednesday

July 23, 2020 - 08:50

A Merrillville teen died Wednesday night after he was involved in a traffic crash on 183rd Street in Homewood.

Dominique Wood, 19, was pronounced dead at 9:22 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

The crash occurred at 5:11 p.m. near the intersection of 183rd Street and Center Avenue. Two cars were involved, both coming to rest in the front yard of a residence on the south side of the street, according to Homewood police.

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