Crash

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago DJ Held On $1 Million Bail For Deadly Crash Near Lincoln Park Zoo

A popular Chicago DJ was swerving in and out of traffic at speeds over 90 mph before he drunkenly crashed his car on Lake Shore Drive near Lincoln Park Zoo on Monday, killing his 37-year-old passenger, authorities said.

01/21/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Charged In Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lagoon

A man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a fatal rollover crash that occurred on Lake Shore Drive near the Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, police said.

01/21/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Charges Pending After Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lincoln Park Lagoon

Charges are pending against the driver of a car that veered off Lake Shore Drive and crashed on top of a frozen pond near Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, leaving a passenger dead.

01/20/2015

A car struck a building after hitting two other vehicles on the West Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Injured After Car Hits Vehicles, Building On West Side

A speeding car was heading east on Madison Street about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a van near Keeler Avenue, police said. The car then struck another car and a fire hydrant before hitting a building.

01/20/2015

Claude Thompson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Leads Elgin Police On High-Speed Chase

At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.

01/19/2015

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Four Hurt In Crash At O’Hare

Four airport employees were injured in a crash on a service road at O’Hare International Airport early Monday. The two-car crash happened about 12:25 a.m. on the north side of the airport property, according to police and fire officials.

01/19/2015

Jose Estrada (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Left Two Dead

Jose Estrada, 24, faces two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, two misdemeanor DUI counts, and one citation for failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.

01/19/2015

A deadly crash on the Eisenhower shut down traffic early Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Alcohol A Factor In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On Eisenhower

A wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.

01/12/2015

Snowmobile (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Two Injured In Separate Snowmobile Crashes In Antioch

Both crashes occurred after 7 p.m. at Blarney Island, which is part of the Chain O’Lakes waterway system and located one mile off shore, according to the island’s website.

01/12/2015

An Indiana man was killed in a fatal three-truck crash early Friday on the Borman Expressway in Gary. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

One Trucker Killed, One Charged In Borman Crash

An Indiana trucker driving for UPS was killed and a Chicago trucker ticketed following a fatal three-truck crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana early Friday.

01/09/2015

A Chicago Police squad car crashed into another vehicle in the Logan Square neighborhood on Thursday, injuring two officers. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In Logan Square Crash

The officers were responding to a call about 10:45 p.m. and driving southbound with emergency lights on in the 2000 block of North Western Avenue when the squad car crashed into another vehicle driving westbound on Armitage Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

01/02/2015

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Cyclist Sues City Over Bike Path Crash That Left Her Paralyzed

A high school teacher has sued the city, alleging “careless” design of the lakefront bike trail caused her to crash her bicycle earlier this year, leaving her partially paralyzed.

12/31/2014

An SUV was involved in a rollover crash early Wednesday on the outbiund Kennedy Expressway near Fullerton. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Hurt In Rollover Crash On Kennedy Expressway

One person was injured in a rollover crash involving an SUV and a truck early Wednesday on the Kennedy Expressway in the Logan Square neighborhood.

12/31/2014

A Glenview woman killed Tuesday in a crash with an oncoming semi Tuesday on the Indiana Toll Road. / Photo from Indiana State Police

Glenview Woman Killed In Crash With Semi On Indiana Toll Road

An 18-year-old north suburban woman who police said may have been texting while driving was killed Tuesday in a crash with a semi truck on the Indiana Toll Road.

12/30/2014

A car crashed into several parked vehicles in the 9900 block of South State Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Several Parked Vehicles, Driver In Serious Condition

The man was driving south about 2:45 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a parked car, which then crashed into several other cars in the 9900 block of South State Street, police said, citing preliminary information.

12/29/2014

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Woman Dies In Chicago Heights Crash

Sandra J. Saatkamp, 61, was involved in a crash near Western Avenue and Lincoln Highway. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

12/26/2014

Jason Rayford (Credit: Chicago Police)

Passenger Charged In Crash That Killed Pedestrian

Jason Rayford, 30, is charged with reckless homicide and misdemeanor domestic battery. Rayford was the passenger in a vehicle that fatally struck 24-year-old Eddie Fuentes on Sunday. Rayford began fighting with the woman driving the vehicle and striking her, then pulled on the steering wheel, causing her to lose control.

12/23/2014

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Five Injured In I-55 Crash

About 7 p.m., a Honda Accord and Jeep Grand Cherokee were involved in a crash in the northbound lanes of I-55 near Route 52, according to a statement from Illinois State Police. A Honda Accord, trying to avoid the crash, then struck a motorist from the previous crash who was outside their vehicle.

12/23/2014

A driver was killed when he crashed head-on into another car while going the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive. Three others were critically injured in the crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Dead, 3 Critically Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive

A driver was killed early Monday, when he crashed on Lake Shore Drive, while driving the wrong way. Police said they suspect alcohol might have been a factor when a 26-year-old man drove his Nissan Sentra south in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive, and hit two other cars near 40th Street around 2:40 a.m.

12/22/2014

A car crashed in the 9200 block of South Jeffery Boulevard after fleeing the scene of a shooting about 2.5 miles away. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, Two Hurt In Crash After Police Witness South Chicago Shooting

Officers saw someone open fire and enter a vehicle about 9:45 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The chase ended when the suspect crashed into a vehicle, then into a tree in the 9200 block of South Jeffery Boulevard.

12/22/2014

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