Crash

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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.

07/01/2015

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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.

07/01/2015

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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.

07/01/2015

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Three Officers Among Five Hurt In Little Village Crash

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.

06/30/2015

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Hammond Woman Killed In Calumet City 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.

06/30/2015

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Killed In Pair Of Weekend Motorcycle Accidents

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.

06/29/2015

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Two Injured When Car Drives Into Pride Parade

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.

06/29/2015

A truck rolled onto its side in a fatal crash Sunday afternoon in Tinley Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Tinley Park Crash

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.

06/29/2015

A semi truck hauling powdered milk jackknifed on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, blocking the ramp to 47th Street early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Hauling Powdered Milk Jackknifes On Dan Ryan

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.

06/25/2015

A serious crash involving a truck left a car mangled on the Kennedy Expressway early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

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.

06/24/2015

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Lower West Side

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.

06/23/2015

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Six Injured — Three Critically — In Crash Near Palos Heights

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.

06/22/2015

A 58-year-old man died when his Pontiac Grand Prix, when it crossed over into oncoming traffic, as if it were making a U-turn, and hit the front end of a 2000 Mazda. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Hammond Man Killed In Lansing Crash

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.

06/19/2015

Six people were hospitalized after a semi-trailer truck plowed into 13 other vehicles on the Stevenson Expressway in Summit, Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hospitalized After Trucker Falls Asleep, Crashes Into 13 Cars On Stevenson

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.

06/19/2015

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SUV With Woman, Two Children Inside Crashes Into Aurora Pond

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.

06/17/2015

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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Deadly Crash

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.

06/17/2015

Two people died after a car hit a tree in Park Forest. The driver fled the scene, but was arrested after turning up at a hospital. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Man Charged In Deadly Park Forest Crash

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.

06/12/2015

A CTA bus came to a stop on the sidewalk after running a red light at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, and striking two pedestrians and several cars. One woman died, and eight people were injured in the crash. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Plans To Boost Bus Driver Training In Wake Of Fatal Crash

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.

06/12/2015

Rescue crews spent about an hour extricating two survivors from of a vehicle that hit a fire hydrant and a porch in South Deering. The driver was killed in the wreck. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

One Killed, Two Critically Injured In South Deering Crash

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.

06/12/2015

A Chicago police squad car collided with another car on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street on Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Hurt In Downtown 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.

06/12/2015

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