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.
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.
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.
A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A mom and two children in an SUV crashed through the front of a home Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.