Friday, January 27, 2017

Palos Hills man dies after TOYOTA PRIUS crash at Caterpillar

Palos Hills man dies after car crash at Caterpillar

Published: Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A Palos Hills man died Thursday afternoon after losing control of his car and driving through a chain-link fence on Caterpillar property. 

Timothy Veverka, 56, was a subcontractor for Caterpillar in Joliet Township who was leaving work when he lost control of his Toyota Prius and drove through the chain-link fence, according to a Will County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Caterpillar personnel saw the incident and attempted CPR on Veverka until emergency vehicles arrived. 

He remained unresponsive at the scene and was sent to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, where he was pronounced deceased. 

The Will County Coroner’s Office is still determining the cause of death