At least two semitrailers and three cars were involved in a crash in a construction zone on Interstate 65 near Lafayette. Five people were killed. (Credit: CBS)

5 Killed In Chain-Reaction Crash On Interstate 65 Near Lafayette

Five people, including a truck driver from north suburban Lake Zurich, were killed overnight, when a tanker truck caused a chain reaction crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, Indiana.


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Lanes Closed On I-294 Near Glenview After Crash With Tollway Trucks

About 2:30 a.m., a vehicle traveling north on I-294 near mile post 48.25 struck two Illinois State Toll Highway Authority maintenance trucks that were parked in the far two right lanes as roadway work was being done, Illinois State Police said in a statement.


An Oak Brook police officer was injured when a car slammed into the side of his squad car, flipping it on its side. (Credit: Oak Brook Police)

Oak Brook Police Officer Hurt In Crash On Way To Emergency

The Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police. A car heading east on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side.


A car rolled over after a hit-and-run crash in Logan Square early Wednesday. | LeeAnn Shelton/Sun-Time Media

Car Overturns In Logan Square Hit-And-Run Crash

About 1:20 a.m., a car headed southbound on California just past Logan clipped a parked vehicle before overturning, according to Chicago Police officers and neighbors at the scene.


Police respond to the scene of an accident in which a school bus hit an apartment building. (CBS/Serena Phillips)

Minors Steal School Bus, Hit Englewood Apartment Building

Officials say the bus hit the side of a building at 65th and Green around 3:15 p.m. Police tell CBS 2 the bus was stolen from a nearby high school, possibly by young people.


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Prosecutors: Man Charged In Fatal Crash Was Drag Racing With Friend

The crash happened between a BMW and a Jeep heading west on Lower Wacker Drive near Garvey Court about 4:20 a.m., police said. The BMW struck the Jeep, then a concrete barrier.


A Dodge Stratus traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into a fire hydrant in the 5500 block of South LaSalle Street early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured In Englewood Crash

The two were in a Dodge Stratus traveling at “a high rate of speed” when the car hit a hydrant in the 5500 block of South LaSalle Street, police said.


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Chicago Police Officer Injured In Wrigleyville Crash

About 10:30 p.m., a man—who identified himself to reporters on the scene as Luis Gomez—was driving an Uber XL vehicle west on Addison Street, trying to turn south onto Clark Street, police said. The minivan—which had six passengers in it — collided with a Chicago Police vehicle that was eastbound on Addison


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Man Charged In High-Speed Crash After Fleeing Police In Park Ridge

William J. Kivit, 20, is charged with three counts of aggravated reckless driving and one count of aggravated fleeing and eluding for the June 3 crash at the intersection of Cumberland and Devon avenues in Park Ridge, police said.


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Charges Pending After Two Police Officers Hurt In South Shore Crash

A driver who may have been intoxicated crashed an SUV into a police vehicle early Wednesday in the South Shore neighborhood, leaving two Chicago Police officers injured.


The front of a vehicle appears damaged at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Gary, Ind. late Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Gary Crash

Ronald Mayes suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident near 39th and Massachusetts avenues in Gary, the coroner’s office said. A Gary police spokesman could not be reached early Wednesday for comment.


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7 People Injured As Semi And Minivan Collide On Edens Spur

All lanes have reopened on the Edens Spur following a crash involving a semi and a minivan that left seven people hospitalized Tuesday afternoon near north suburban Northbrook.


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Motorcyclist Killed In I-94 Crash Near Deerfield

The motorcycle was traveling westbound about 11:15 p.m. on I-94 between Lake Cook and Deerfield roads when it veered left and struck the media wall, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.


Four people were injured in a crash in the 7600 block of South Lafayette early Sunday. | Network Video Productions

Four Injured In Greater Grand Crossing Crash Involving IDOT Vehicle

Four people were injured in a crash involving an IDOT vehicle early Sunday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.


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Iowa Man Killed In Crash On I-80

About 4 p.m., the driver — identified by police as 31-year-old David Zenteno of Des Moines, Iowa — was traveling west on I-80 when his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes and struck two other vehicles near the Briggs Street exit, Illinois State Police said.


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2 Teens Die, 5 Hurt In High-Speed Crash In East Chicago

East Chicago police chief Mark Becker says the vehicle’s driver and a front-seat passenger died in the crash about 3 a.m. Sunday. The Lake County coroner’s office in northwest Indiana identified them as 18-year-old Marco Alvarado of East Chicago and 17-year-old Eric Rodriguez.


Chicago Fire Department paramedics tend to a woman who was struck by a car near Logan and Troy early Saturday, July 4, 2015. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

Logan Square Chase, Crash Leave Two Teen Girls Injured

Two 17-year-old girls were hospitalized after they were hit by a car following a chase in the Logan Square neighborhood early Saturday.


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Pedestrian Killed In Roseland Crash

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday morning, police said.


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Woman Killed In Northwest Indiana Crash

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.


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Family Among 5 Hurt When Fleeing Vehicle Causes Deer Park Crash

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.