Witnesses saw him driving east on Balbo Drive at Lake Shore Drive, but instead of making a left turn, he kept going, onto the sidewalk, down a pedestrian path, and into the lake.
Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
Five people were hospitalized early Monday after a crash that reportedly involved an ambulance on Lake Shore Drive downtown.
An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.
Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.
Southbound Lake Shore Drive was shut down Wednesday morning, after a sport-utility vehicle flipped over and left three people injured – including a baby.
A call to rename Balbo Drive downtown is being met with a new petition, asking city officials to leave the street name alone.