The driver fled from the vehicle on fire and was struck by another vehicle in traffic, according to state police. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The body of a 46-year-old Chicago woman was found outside a burning vehicle Friday morning in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors because they could catch fire when left unattended.
Firefighters responded to the incident about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle – which was parked in the basement – sent smoke through the building’s ventilation shaft.
Multiple ambulances were called to a Gold Coast neighborhood nursing home Thursday morning when a car fire was accompanied by heavy smoke and triggered the building’s sprinkler system.
Two cars caught fire in the garage beneath the East Tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel Wednesday night, temporarily inconveniencing hundreds of hotel guests.
Three people were taken to an area hospital in critical condition after crash sent a minivan into a house in the Sauganash neighborhood.
The outbound Stevenson Expressway was shut down Thursday morning near the Des Plaines River bridge, after a vehicle rolled over and caught fire.
A driver was injured, and the Tri-State Tollway was snagged, when a car slammed into the back of a truck, careened into a wall, and caught fire.
A car fire snagged the Tri-State Tollway near O’Hare International Airport just as the morning rush began Friday.
Two people were rescued from a car that caught fire after it went through a fence and struck a tree on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Sunday morning.
The quick actions of an Illinois state trooper likely saved the life of a woman whose car started smoking after hitting a toll booth on Interstate 80 overnight.
A man was seriously injured when his car caught fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Wednesday night.
A car burst into flames early Monday in a crash at a major intersection in south suburban Matteson.
Two men were ordered held on $75,000 bond each Sunday charged with arson for allegedly torching a car belonging to one of their former coworkers in the Pilsen neighborhood on Thursday.
A fire that erupted Wednesday night destroyed a car and did significant damage to a house in west suburban Naperville.