A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday morning, police said.
At 8:05 p.m., Kathern S. Stafford was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of 61st Avenue and Colorado Street in Hobart, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She had suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident.
A Northfield man was driving a 2006 Lexus east on Lake Cook Road, fleeing a previous crash, when his vehicle crossed the center line about 11 a.m. just west of Route 12, according to police and fire officials. The Lexus crashed into a westbound 2007 Honda.
A marked police SUV with its emergency equipment activated was northbound on Millard Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when it was hit by a Dodge headed east on Cermak Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The Dodge failed to stop at a stop sign before the crash.
Charisse E. Wesley, 46, was involved in the crash about 4 a.m. near Torrence Avenue and River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The summer season means more people out on motorcycles, but the pastime took a tragic turn this weekend, when four people on motorcycles were killed in two separate crashes.
About 2:50 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted Street, police said.
Police and paramedics responded to the single-vehicle accident about 1:20 p.m. in the 17500 block of Harlem Avenue, Tinley Park police Sgt. Patrick St. John said.
A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning, blocking the ramp to 47th Street for about an hour during the morning commute.
A person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash involving a semi-truck on the Kennedy Expressway near the Loop early Wednesday, shutting down most of the inbound side of the expressway.
About 4:50 p.m., a Pontiac Aztec was making a left turn in the 2700 block of South Ashland Avenue, when a Yamaha motorcycle smashed into the back of the SUV, police said.
About 1:45 p.m. Sunday, a van struck a car at the intersection of 143rd Street and Harlem Avenue in unincorporated Orland Township, Palos Heights Fire Frotection District Capt. Steve Hammerstein told reporters at the scene.
Thomas Kiral, 58, suffered blunt force trauma in the crash at the intersection of 178th Street and Torrence, according to the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.
The crash happened around 3:40 a.m., when an Illinois State Police trooper was conducing nightly lane closures for road construction work in the northbound lanes near 1st Avenue in southwest suburban Summit. Thirteen vehicles were stopped on the Stevenson, when a truck plowed into them.
The 31-year-old Aurora woman was driving a 2003 GMC Envoy out of the parking lot of an industrial business at 1700 N. Edgelawn just before 5 a.m. when the SUV collided with a Scion waiting to turn into the same lot, according to a statement from city spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
Joshua Enriquez apologized Tuesday for killing two women and seriously injuring two others after he intentionally rammed into their car and caused it to crash on the Northwest Side.
A 22-year-old man from Country Club Hills has been charged with several felonies, after fleeing the scene of a crash that killed two teenage passengers in Park Forest earlier this week.
The CTA has announced new guidelines for bus drivers, after a woman was killed when she was hit by a bus on Michigan Avenue last week.
A car hit a fire hydrant – apparently while speeding – and then smashed into the porch of a home in the 11600 block of South Torrence Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The car flipped on its roof in the crash.
A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.