A male was killed Friday night when he crashed his SUV in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
Three people were hospitalized, and traffic on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway was backed up to 95th Street, after a tanker truck flipped on its side on top of a car near 47th Street.
Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Police were questioning the driver of a car that plowed into several parked cars and a CTA bus in the Edgewater neighborhood on Wednesday, killing a 71-year-old man who was putting groceries in his trunk.
A man loading groceries into his car in Edgewater was killed late Wednesday morning, after his car was struck by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus.
The crash between the motorcycle and a passenger vehicle happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Hartford Drive and Roselle Road.
The crash was reported about 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of South Lower Wacker Drive. All five were listed in serious-to-critical condition, according to fire media. One person needed to be extricated from a vehicle.
Two teenagers are dead and two others are seriously hurt after a crash in south suburban Harvey.
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.
A 64-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning, when a tire flew off an SUV on the Bishop Ford Freeway, and smashed into the windshield of her car.
Federal rules limit truckers from driving more than 11 of the 14 consecutive hours they work. They have to take a ten hour break before driving again.
Prosecutors said Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was driving at least 15 mph faster than the posted construction zone speed limit at the time of the crash, and there was no evidence that he applied the brakes before the crash, although it was not clear if he fell asleep at the wheel.
A woman described by friends and family as a “supermom,” and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55.
About 4:10 a.m., the 41-year-old driver was speeding near the corner of 41st Street and Pulaski Road when his vehicle clipped another vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said. He then lost control of his vehicle, which crashed in to a pole.
A mistake turned fatal Sunday afternoon on the Dan Ryan Expressway, when a driver cut off an off-duty police officer who was riding a motorcycle.
There was a universal reaction — shock — from an array of Chicago-area residents and visitors, as news spread that a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in Ukraine, apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile.
Police said an SUV collided with a carriage operated by Chicago Horse & Carriage around 11:30 p.m., near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Desplaines Street.
Waukegan Police Officer Jason Mueller was not wearing a seat belt when his car crossed over a median in Gurnee early Saturday, and hit a utility pole.
The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.
A Chicago police officer was recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after a crash that left him pinned inside his cruiser late Wednesday night.