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Police Complete Fatal Crash Investigation

April 9, 2018 10:44 AM

     The Park Ridge Police Department has completed the investigation of the Fatal automobile crash, which occurred at 6:13 pm on Wednesday February 14th, 2018 at the intersection of Potter Rd. and Farrell Av. in Park Ridge.  The crash involved a vehicle driven by Mr. Justin Buenz of Chicago, IL which struck and fatally injured a pedestrian, Ms. Bina Chowdhury of Park Ridge, who was crossing Potter Rd. at that location.

     As a result of the investigation findings, two uniform traffic citations were issued to Mr. Buenz for traffic law violations, by Park Ridge Police Traffic Crash Investigators.  The first citation was issued for Driving too fast for conditions.  The second citation was issued for Driver failure to exercise due care. Mr. Buenz posted bond on the traffic citations, and has a court appearance date of May 17th, 2018 in the 2nd District Court of Cook County, 5600 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie IL.  Contact Deputy Chief Duane Mellema at 847-318-5276 or for further information.

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