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Iqbal Habib, left, and his wife, Zeenat, and their children Ahshaz and Fareeza, died last week in a car accident in India. (CBS)

Entire Naperville Family Perishes In Crash In India

Four members of a prominent Naperville family have been killed in a tragic traffic accident while on vacation in India.


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Car Crash Causes Power Outage In Lemont

Teams were working to restore power to a section of southwest suburban Lemont following a power outage caused by a car that crashed into a utility pole.


Eight people were injured Saturday when a car hit a Chili's restaurant at 1750 W. 119th ST. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Dept.)

Woman Charged After Crashing Car Into S. Side Restaurant

A Riverdale woman has been charged after she allegedly plowed a car into a Chili’s restaurant, which burst into flames injuring her and seven patrons inside the Far South Side eatery late Saturday.


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Two Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Brainerd Corner Store

A motorist and her passenger were injured when the vehicle she was driving crashed into a corner store Saturday afternoon in the Brainerd neighborhood on the South Side.


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3 Hurt In Crash During Attempted Drive-By

Three people were injured Tuesday night when a car crashed into an oncoming van, apparently during an attempted drive-by shooting.



Gage Park Wreck Leaves 11 Hurt

Eleven people were hospitalized following a traffic crash on the Southwest Side Sunday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.


Lyons Police patch.  (Credit: Lyons Police Department Website)

Third Person Dies After Head-On Crash

A third person has died from an early Sunday head-on crash apparently caused by a driver going the wrong direction in Lyons.


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Man Fatally Injured After Vehicle Accident

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


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2 Officers Hurt When Car Crashes Into Squad Car

Two Chicago police officers suffered minor injuries when another car crashed into their squad car in the Englewood neighborhood late Saturday.


2 Killed, 4 Hurt In Diversey Avenue Crash

2 Dead, 4 Critically Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

A motorist blew a red light and collided with another car carrying a man and a woman who were killed. Four others critically injured in the Northwest Side crash Sunday morning.


Lynlee Gilbert (left) was killed and Sarah Ginter was injured in a crash in Kane County. (CBS)

Batavia Teen Hurt In Deadly Crash Making Progress, Family Says

As one west suburban family prepared to bury their teen daughter killed in a Kane County crash, the survivor’s family cautiously celebrated some positive signs Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

A wall of the Wilmette Public Library after a vehicle crashed through it on Wednesday.  (Photo Credit: Helen Marshall)

Car Crashes Into Wilmette Public Library

A motorist’s momentary pedal confusion caused her to mistakenly hit the accelerator instead of the brake and drive through a wall of the Wilmette Public Library.


A car crashed into Adamo's Pizza in Hanover Park (Credit: Village Of Hanover)

Unlicensed Driver Cited After Crashing Into Restaurant

An unlicensed driver apparently failed to brake and smashed into a pizza restaurant.


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Elderly Man Dies Three Days After Car Crash

An 89-year-old man died early Monday, three days after he was involved in a crash.


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Car Crashes Into Manny’s Deli, Flees Scene

Police are looking for a white Chrysler, either a Concorde or a Cirrus with damaged taillights that crashed into the window of the popular Near South Side deli early Saturday and fled the scene.



Teen Dies After Car Hits Tree In Arlington Heights

A 16-year-old boy was killed when the car he was riding in slammed into a tree early Thursday morning, while driving on a wet and snowy road in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

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Chicago Man Killed In Evanston Crash

A Chicago man died late Wednesday night after a head-on crash with another vehicle in north suburban Evanston.


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Man Killed After Car Crashes Into Railroad Embankment

A 47-year-old man was killed after his car failed to navigate a turn and struck a railroad embankment at a high speed.


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Two Killed In Fiery Hoffman Estates Crash

A man and a woman were killed in a fiery crash Thursday night in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates, an accident state police say was a hit-and-run.


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Cop Injured Along With 5 Others In Crash

Five people were hospitalized, including a police officer, after his squad was hit at an intersection.