Thomas Hicks, 26, faces one felony count of failure to report an accident involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
The single-vehicle crash happened at 7:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Sheridan Road, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information. A 33-year-old woman sitting in the passenger seat was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Richard D. Bennett was driving his 2001 Chevrolet pickup east on State Route 2 at I-65 in Hebron when he went through the intersection and hit the back of the semi about 5:30 a.m., according to Indiana State Police.
Douglas McGrew, a 25-year-old Robbins man, had been hospitalized after the Thursday evening crash in a residential neighborhood of the south suburb, according to Robbins police. McGrew faces reckless homicide charges along with 41-year-old Lynwood resident Craig Stevenson.
The crash happened about 2:30 a.m., when a car heading north on Michigan Avenue near 107th Street veered into oncoming traffic and into the bus, according to Chicago Police.
About 12:15 a.m., the officers were responding to a call in a marked squad car and traveling northbound on May Street near 73rd Street when a gray Ford Taurus struck a parked car, then struck the front driver’s side of the squad car, police said.
At 12:35 a.m., the male rider, whose age was not known, crashed into the median between the westbound California Avenue exit ramp and the expressway, according to Illinois State Police and witnesses at the scene.
At 2 a.m., a pickup truck heading west on the expressway rear-ended a black SUV and then rolled into a ditch near Oak Park Avenue, according to witnesses.
A couple from south suburban Robbins was killed Thursday night, leaving their three children orphaned, when their minivan was struck by two vehicles that appeared to be street racing, and blew a stop sign.
The single-vehicle crash happened at 2:04 a.m. in the outbound lanes of the Kennedy (I-90/94) near Addison Street, according to Illinois State Police.
Lake County Sheriff’s Police Det. Christopher Covelli said 50-year-old Gregory Boyes, of unincorporated Antioch Twp., died at about 4 a.m. when a Toyota Avalon, allegedly driven by 34-year-old Leena Ultsch, of Antioch, struck Boyes’ motorcycle on Illinois 173 near North Linden Lane in unincorporated Antioch.
Lake County Sheriff’s Det. Christopher Covelli said a Kia Optima struck a tree and burst into flames just east of the intersection of Rollins Road and Lake Shore Drive in Ingleside shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The crash happened about 9:30 p.m. near Glenshire Street and 88th Avenue, Tinley Park Fire Dept. Capt. Ken Roemer told a reporter at the scene.
Three people were killed in a fiery crash in Ingleside early Wednesday morning.
Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.
Two vehicles collided about 5:30 p.m. near Millington and Rodgers roads, according to a statement from the Kendall County sheriff’s office. When police and paramedics arrived, they discovered one passenger dead at the scene, and several other people hurt, police said.
Ramon Marin, of the 3000 block of North Natoma, faces one count each of reckless homicide of an unborn child and aggravated reckless driving, police said in a statement. He was also cited for various moving violations.
About 11:20 p.m., two cars were heading east in the 5200 block of West Devon Avenue when one veered into the other, sending it crashing into a tree on the median of the road, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Bryant Wardell faces five charges including reckless homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. The warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened at 9:40 p.m. in the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. The woman was sitting in a parked Mazda Protege when a speeding Honda Acccord heading west swerved into oncoming traffic and struck the Mazda, police said.