Makeeba Gates, 20, was charged Wednesday with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident, and cited for driving on a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and failure to reduce speed for emergency vehicles.
The officers were responding to a call and heading north in the 8800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard about 10:45 p.m. when a woman driving a silver sedan west on 89th Street collided with the police SUV in the intersection, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
A man was ejected from his motorcycle Saturday after making contact with a Freightliner truck in northwest suburban Richmond.
A truck struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday morning in the West Town neighborhood.
Nine-year-old Rinka Hirayama, the lone survivor of a fiery car crash last month on a desert highway near the Grand Canyon in Arizona has returned to Vernon Hills, but only for a few weeks. Once her grandparents settle her parents’ affairs, Rinka is expected to return to her native Japan with them.
A driver was released after being questioned in connection with a Whiting, Ind., crash that killed a 12-year-old boy crossing the street near his home Wednesday afternoon.
Nine people were hurt when a van went through a red light and struck a CTA bus Tuesday afternoon on the Near West Side.
A father and two of his children were killed overnight, when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana.
A nine-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side sent four people to the hospital Tuesday morning.
A South Side man died Monday afternoon, a day after he was ordered held without bond in connection with a Far South Side crash that killed another person and injured two more last week.
Three adults and two children, whose ages and genders were not immediately known, were involved in the pin-in crash about 7:10 p.m. Thursday near the corner of 123rd and State streets.
About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.
Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.
NTSB officials had previously said the train’s operator, Brittney Haywood, admitted falling asleep at the controls as the train was pulling into the O’Hare station, but that automated systems in place were designed to stop the train if she did not hit the brakes.
CTA officials were taking steps to fire the train operator who fell asleep at the controls of a Blue Line train before it crashed at O’Hare International Airport last month.
Cindy Schultz was driving south on Ridgeland Avenue near the intersection of 106th Street in Chicago Ridge about 1:15 p.m. when she drove off the road and struck a tree on the west side of the street.
Two more people have filed lawsuits against the CTA over a Blue Line train derailment at O’Hare last week, bringing the total number of suits filed up to eight.
A northwest Indiana man was injured when he lost control of his pickup on a rain-slick I-80/94 Thursday morning, and the vehicle slammed into two semi trucks.
Students returning to Shepard High School on Monday after spring break were stunned by the news that Cassie Hense, of Alsip, who graduated early after the fall semester, had died in a car crash that left another former student critically injured.
A 52-year-old woman was killed early Monday when her car flipped over in a crash in Crown Point, Ind.