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Woman Dies After South Suburban Crash

A 37-year-old south suburban woman died at a Chicago hospital on Tuesday after a traffic crash near Monee.

03/26/2015

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Elderly Woman Dies After DeKalb County Crash

Beverly Z. Gainey was driving a 2005 Ford van about 5 p.m. on Illinois Route 23 when the accident happened north of Elva Road in unincorporated Afton Township, according to a statement from the DeKalb County sheriff’s office.

03/25/2015

The trailer on this semi-truck buckled after hit hit the low bridge over Irving Park Road, east of York Road, in Bensenville on Monday. (Credit: Twitter/@KevinB1981)

Overpass On Irving Park Closed After Truckers Ignore Detour, Crash Into Bridge

A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.

03/24/2015

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Two Charged With DUI After Pedestrian Killed In Joliet Crash

About 8:30 p.m., a Mazda sedan was pulling out from a parking lot at the southeast corner of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet when it struck a westbound Hyundai on Western. The impact sent the vehicles to the northwest corner of the intersection, where Joliet resident Mark A. Cipolla was standing.

03/23/2015

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Two Injured In Head-On Crash Involving USPS Truck

Two people were injured in a head-on crash involving a U.S. Postal Service truck and another vehicle near southwest suburban Plainfield, according to Illinois State Police.

03/17/2015

Two Aurora Central Catholic High School students were killed when their SUV struck a semi-trailer truck in Rochelle on Tuesday. One other student in the SUV was seriously hurt. Three others walked away from the crash. (Credit: Twitter/@CollinStuhl7)

Two High School Students Killed In Crash

Two Aurora high school students were killed Tuesday evening, when their SUV was hit by a semi-trailer truck while they were on their way to a basketball game in far west suburban Rochelle.

03/11/2015

Deonta Carson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

Deonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.

03/11/2015

Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash early Monday in Englewood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Three Hurt In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In Englewood

An 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.

03/09/2015

Both drivers were injured in a fiery crash between a car and a semi tractor trailer on Route 83 in Long Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Fiery Crash In Long Grove Shuts Down Portion Of Route 83

A car that had broken down on northbound Route 83 at Aptakisic Road shortly before 5 a.m. when the semi struck it from behind, according to a statement from the Long Grove Fire Protection District. The car’s driver was outside the car at the time of the crash.

03/06/2015

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Pedestrian Killed, Three People Injured In West Side Crash

A vehicle in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road struck the pedestrian, then several parked vehicles, at about 1:20 p.m., police said.

03/06/2015

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Pedestrian Killed, 3 Injured In West Garfield Park Crash: Police

A vehicle in the 300 block of South Pulaski struck the pedestrian, then several parked vehicles, about 1:20 p.m.

03/05/2015

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Woman, 19, Killed After Crashing Into Metra Train

Police are blaming the road conditions for an accident Wednesday evening that killed a 19-year-old Woodstock woman who drove into a Metra train.

02/27/2015

An SUV crashed through the glass entrance at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

SUV Crashes Through Entrance At Northwestern Memorial Hospital

An SUV crashed into the lobby of Northwestern Memorial Hospital early Wednesday, after a valet driver mistakenly stepped on the accelerator, instead of the brake pedal.

02/25/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI Charges

The 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.

02/24/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Good Samaritans Pull Teen From Burning SUV On Lake Shore Drive

Two Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a teenage driver who had lost control of his vehicle and crashed on Lake Shore Drive Saturday morning.

02/21/2015

A school bus for Boulder Hill Elementary School in Montgomery was involved in a crash Friday morning at the intersection of Orchard and Caterpillar. Ten students were taken to the hospital. (Credit: CBS)

10 Students Hospitalized After School Bus Crash In Montgomery

The crash happened around 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Orchard Road and Caterpillar Drive in Montgomery. The school bus ended up off the road in a field. The car apparently hit a traffic light pole, and was severely damaged in the crash.

02/20/2015

Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash early Sunday in the Irving Park neighborhood. / photo from Network Video Productions

Four Hurt In Irving Park Crash

Four people were hurt in a crash involving a van and a taxi early Sunday in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/15/2015

Authorities investigate after a Lower Wacker Drive crash that injured a Chicago Police officer and two other people. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Among Two Hurt In Lower Wacker Crash

About 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.

02/13/2015

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8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West Side

CTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

02/12/2015

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Police: No ‘Major’ Injuries In Lake Shore Drive Rollover Crash

About 9:20 p.m., a Nissan SUV and Land Rover, both were traveling south on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street when the two vehicles side-swiped each other, police said.

02/11/2015

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