Car Crashes

The front of a vacant restaurant in Hinsdale is boarded up, after a car crashed into the building on Washington Street on March 25, 2013, the third such crash in five weeks on the same block. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Hinsdale Might Install Barriers Downtown To Stop Cars From Hitting Buildings

Officials in west suburban Hinsdale are considering installing reinforced posts in the village’s downtown business district, as a way to prevent cars from jumping the curb and hitting buildings.

WBBM Newsradio–04/25/2013

Wrong-Way Fatal Crash

Report: Deadly Crashes Up 9 Percent In Illinois This Year

The number of deadly crashes on Illinois roads is up 9 percent from this time last year, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

A car carrier spun onto its side in icy conditions on Interstate 57. (Credit: CBS)

Ice Blamed For Over Dozen Crashes On I-57

At least 18 separate crashes have been reported on I-57 near I-80 Thursday morning and Illinois State Police are blaming icy conditions.