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Morton Grove Woman Blows Tire, Lands in Dry Pond

After her tire blew out, a 26-year-old lost control of her SUV, crossed oncoming traffic lanes and landed in a dry detention pond in Glenview.


A 26-year-old Morton Grove woman crashed her SUV into a dry detention pond Tuesday night in Glenview after one of her tires blew out, according to the Glenview Announcements.

The woman was headed northbound on Waukegan Road near Harmony Lane when she lost control, crossing two southbound lanes and striking a PACE bus sign before coming to a stop in the pond, the Announcements reports

For the full story, visit the 
Glenview Announcements website.


Denise Di Paolo January 17, 2014 at 08:40 AM
A detention pond? Really???
Kathy Ruhnke January 17, 2014 at 11:19 AM
I first thought it should have read retention pond but there is such a thing as a detention pond. Learn something new every day! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detention_basin
Denise Di Paolo January 17, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Wow! Thanks. I thought maybe the driver had to write a driving rule 100 times. :)
Pat Craig January 17, 2014 at 01:10 PM
Should have had to write 100 time; "I will not knock down PACE BUS signs with my car".

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