Metra Accident

Metra Train Hits Car; Union Pacific-West Line Shut Down

The Metra Union Pacific West Line was shut down for some time Thursday morning, after a train hit an empty car in West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Kedzie Avenue Accident

Van Crashes, Flips Over On Kedzie Avenue Near Stevenson

A van hit a wall and flipped over on Kedzie Avenue on the city’s Southwest Side early Friday, leaving the driver injured.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

A man was killed when his car struck a pole in north suburban Glenview. (CBS)

Glenview Man Killed When Car Slams Into Pole

Glenview man is dead after the SUV he was driving went out of control and hit a pole early today.


Fakir Muhammad Jaffrie (Kane County Sheriff's Dept.)

Motorist Gets 7 years For 2007 Crash That Killed 4 Passengers

A northwest suburban man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for a 2007 crash near Hampshire that killed the four passengers in his car.


Passengers Injured In Pace Bus Accident In Harvey

Twenty-four people were hospitalized after a Pace bus crashed into a building on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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School Bus Accident On Eisenhower Results In Minor Injuries

A school bus was rear ended on the Eisenhower Expy. on Friday morning, injuring several children on the bus.



Indiana Man Suffers Third-Degree Burns In Steel Mill Accident

A Portage, Ind., man has been placed into an inducted coma after an industrial accident at the steel mill where he worked left him with third-degree burns over 55 percent of his body.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Among the seven killed in an Indiana Toll Road crash Thursday were (clockwise from left): Maria A. Yupa; Pedro Chimborazo; Pedro Chimborazo Yupa; Maria Chimborazo Pinguil; Jessica Chimborazo. (CBS)

UPDATE: 7 Chicagoans Dead, Including Infant, In Indiana Toll Road Accident

A deer is believed to be responsible for a crash on the Indiana Toll Road, which left seven Chicago family members, including an infant, dead.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

The driver of a Chrysler minivan managed to escape serious injury after his vehicle was crushed by a semi-trailer. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Man Walks Away After Semi Crushes His Vehicle On I-80

A Chesterton man was able to walk away from a frightening accident on Interstate 80 on Thursday morning, after his vehicle was crushed by a semi.


Buffalo Grove Accident

Bicyclist Hit By Minivan, Injured In Buffalo Grove

A cyclist was injured Wednesday morning when a minivan struck a bicycle in Buffalo Grove.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

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 […]


Photo Of A Golf Cart. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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.


File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

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.


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

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

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

(Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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.


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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.



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