Crash

Crews work to repair a structure holding power lines for Metra Electric District trains, after a semi struck a support post on Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits Pillar

The driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.

12/15/2014

Two cars that spun out of control on Lake Shore Drive struck a police squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Officer Hurt In Lake Shore Drive Crash

Two vehicles were traveling north in the 2800 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when both spun out of control at 2:55 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. At least one of the vehicles struck a squad car pulled over on the side of the road, police said.

12/12/2014

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Two Men Flee Scene Of Fatal Humboldt Park Crash

Bessie English, 63, was driving westbound in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. Sunday when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her 1993 Ford Escort, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

12/11/2014

Four people were hurt in a rollover crash on I-290 in Bellwood early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Four Hurt In Rollover On Eisenhower In Bellwood

A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

12/10/2014

A van crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus Wednesday night on the Southwest Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man In Custody After Police Chase, Crash On Southwest Side

A man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he led police on a chase and crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/10/2014

A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of an EZ Pawn shop in the 6700 block of South Western, and the people inside stole electronics and other items. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Thieves Steal Electronics In Pawn Shop ‘Crash-And-Grab’

Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.

12/09/2014

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Woman Dies After Head-On Crash In Humboldt Park

Bessie English, 63, was driving west in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division Street about 7:50 a.m. when her vehicle crashed head-on into another vehicle traveling east.

12/08/2014

The aftermath of a single-car crash that left one person dead early Thursday on the Far South Side. (Photo credit: Network Video Productions)

One Killed In Far South Side Crash

The female drove a Dodge Neon through a fence before the car flipped over, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Her age wasn’t immediately known. No one else was in the car.

12/04/2014

An SUV carrying a mom and her two kids crashed into an Arlington Heights home  Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Carrying Mom, 2 Kids Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home

A mom and two children in an SUV crashed through the front of a home Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights.

12/02/2014

A taxi cab crashed through the bedroom wall of a house in Glendale Heights on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Taxi Crashes Into House, Driver Takes Off

Police in Glendale Heights were searching for a cab driver who crashed his taxi through the wall of a house early Monday, and then ran off.

12/01/2014

Crews work to remove a car that rolled over on I-57 near 107th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Injured In Rollover Crash On I-57

The driver lost control of the vehicle about 1 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 107th Street, Illinois State Police said. The driver’s age and gender were not immediately known.

12/01/2014

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Strop Uninjured After Crash In Dominican Republic

The 29-year-old was driving a pickup truck when he crashed against a wall late Wednesday along a road southwest of the capital of Santo Domingo.

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The front part of a car crashed into a building in Humboldt Park early Tuesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

7 Hurt When Car Crashes Into Building In Humboldt Park

A vehicle was involved in an accident with a CTA bus in the 3900 block of West Ontario around 12:15 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. One of the vehicles hit a building, which caught fire after the crash, police said.

11/25/2014

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Three Hurt In Wrong Way Crash On Kennedy Expressway

About 2:05 a.m., a car driving the wrong way on the West Ohio Street ramp collided with another vehicle in the southbound lanes, Illinois State Police said.

11/24/2014

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Man, 70, Dies After Crashing Into Light Pole

The 70-year-old drove his vehicle into a pole near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue about 10:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

11/24/2014

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Two Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway

Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.

11/24/2014

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Two In Custody After Police Chase, Crash In West Lawn

Two suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after they sped away from Chicago Police officers attempting to question them in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/21/2014

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Robbery Suspects In Custody After Crashing SUV Into Alsip Home

The SUV was stolen from the area of 63rd and Ashland in Chicago, then was used in a robbery at the BP Earth Market at 12230 S. Cicero in Alsip, police said.

11/19/2014

A minivan crashed into a tree Tuesday night in Jackson Park. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Five Kids, Two Adults Hurt In Jackson Park Crash

A 2001 Mercury van was headed westbound on Marquette Drive near Richards Drive when it hit a tree, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

11/19/2014

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One Dead In Crash On I-88

The crash happened about 11:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-88 near Mannheim Road, Illinois State Police said. The vehicle crashed and rolled over, police said.

11/19/2014

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