Accident

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Hits Car In Tinley Park

TINLEY PARK (CBS) – A Metra Rock Island District train collided with a vehicle in Tinley Park on Tuesday, causing delays for commuters. The accident happened around 1 p.m. at a crossing along 80th Avenue […]

10/04/2011

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Man Critically Injured In Fall From Golf Cart In McHenry County

A man was critically injured early Monday when he fell out of a golf cart in the far northwest suburbs near Wonder Lake.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Dolton Rescue

Driver Of Submerged Van Surfaces, Alive

Dolton Police found the man who drove a Toyota minivan carrying five passengers into the Cal-Sag Channel early Thursday. It turns out he was in a hospital bed all along.

09/30/2011

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Construction Worker Killed In Lockport Accident

A 28-year-old construction worker was killed Friday morning when a dump trunk backed over him in southwest suburban Lockport.

09/30/2011

Dolton Rescue

1 Missing After Van Rolls Into Little Calumet River

Rescue crews are searching the Little Calumet River after a van full of people ended up in the water, in an accident that left two people in critical condition.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Dump Truck Accident

Dump Truck Accident Snags Bishop Ford Freeway

Traffic jams mounted on the Bishop Ford Freeway Tuesday morning, when a dump truck slammed into a divider wall and left a lane blocked.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

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Electrical Worker Seriously Injured Outside Naperville Retirement Home

An electrical worker suffered “significant injuries” after being shocked while working on electrical equipment over the weekend at a Naperville retirement home.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

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Bicyclist Killed When She Falls Under Dump Truck Downtown

A woman who was killed when she fell off her bicycle and run over by a dump truck in a “tragic accident” Downtown late Friday has been identified.

08/06/2011

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Worker On Roof Dies After Becoming Tangled In Rope

The man became tangled in rope being used to lower equipment while working in the 300 block of West Superior Street, police say.

07/28/2011

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Tugboat Crashes In Sanitary And Ship Canal

A half dozen tugboat crew members are safe Thursday morning, after being involved in an accident in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

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Two Officers Injured In Crash, Squad Car Totaled

Two Chicago Police officers were injured in a crash when a squad car swerved to avoid another vehicle and crashed into a pole on the Northwest Side early Friday.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Notre Dame Personnel Examine The Fallen Tower. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond) Photo Of Declan Sullivan From Notre Dame's The Observer

Fine Cut In Notre Dame Student Accident

The University of Notre Dame has negotiated a reduction to the fine imposed on the school after a student died in an accident during football practice.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

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Motorcyclist Killed In Schaumburg Crash

A motorcyclist was killed when the bike he was riding collided with a truck Tuesday evening in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

06/28/2011

McCook police patch (Credit: McCook Police Department)

Man Fatally Injured After Vehicle Accident

A 60-year-old man died Monday after a crashing a vehicle in west suburban McCook.

06/21/2011

Metra Fatal

2 Struck, Killed By Metra Train Near Cicero Station

Metra trains are back up and running this morning, after an accident in Cicero that left two people dead.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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8-Year-Old Girl Struck By Car While Riding Bicycle

An 8-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

06/08/2011

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City Truck Driver Hits Bicyclist

A city vehicle struck a bicyclist Wednesday afternoon in the North Center neighborhood.

06/01/2011

Scales Of Justice

Family Sues CTA Over Man’s Death In Accident

A man’s family has sued the CTA, nearly a year after he was hit and killed by a car while running between buses.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

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Two Cops Among Three Hurt In West Englewood Crash

Two police officers were hurt when another vehicle blew a red light and struck their squad car early Tuesday in the West Englewood neighborhood. A civilian was also injured in the crash.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

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Police Officer Injured In Accident On West Side

A Chicago police officer was injured in an accident on the West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

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