Black Ice

A taxi was one of several vehicles that crashed on the Ohio Feeder Ramp due to black ice overnight. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Black Ice Causes Crashes On Ohio Feeder Ramp

A taxi cab was just one of several vehicles that crashed into the median, or into each other, due to invisible slick spots while trying to get to the Kennedy late Thursday night or early Friday.

12/19/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Police: Black Ice A Factor In Fatal Crash On Elgin-O’Hare Expressway

A 44-year-old Hanover Park man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway late Monday, an accident state police are blaming on black ice.

11/13/2012

Icy Road Accident

Icy Roads Blamed For Serious Crashes Across Area

Treacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Spinouts

Dangerous Ice Causes Crashes, Spinouts

Dangerous ice is being blamed for numerous accidents and spinouts on Chicago area roadways.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Photo Of Road Salt On Pavement. (SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 08: A digger digs out grit for the roads at a gritting depot in Suffolk as heavy snow fall sweeps across the country on February 8, 2007 in Suffolk, United Kingdom. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Season’s First Black Ice Causes Crashes

It’s a sign of autumn and Chicago is experiencing it for the first time this year. Black ice.

11/15/2010