About 10:30 p.m., a man—who identified himself to reporters on the scene as Luis Gomez—was driving an Uber XL vehicle west on Addison Street, trying to turn south onto Clark Street, police said. The minivan—which had six passengers in it — collided with a Chicago Police vehicle that was eastbound on Addison
William J. Kivit, 20, is charged with three counts of aggravated reckless driving and one count of aggravated fleeing and eluding for the June 3 crash at the intersection of Cumberland and Devon avenues in Park Ridge, police said.
A driver who may have been intoxicated crashed an SUV into a police vehicle early Wednesday in the South Shore neighborhood, leaving two Chicago Police officers injured.
Ronald Mayes suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident near 39th and Massachusetts avenues in Gary, the coroner’s office said. A Gary police spokesman could not be reached early Wednesday for comment.
All lanes have reopened on the Edens Spur following a crash involving a semi and a minivan that left seven people hospitalized Tuesday afternoon near north suburban Northbrook.
The motorcycle was traveling westbound about 11:15 p.m. on I-94 between Lake Cook and Deerfield roads when it veered left and struck the media wall, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.
Four people were injured in a crash involving an IDOT vehicle early Sunday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
About 4 p.m., the driver — identified by police as 31-year-old David Zenteno of Des Moines, Iowa — was traveling west on I-80 when his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes and struck two other vehicles near the Briggs Street exit, Illinois State Police said.
East Chicago police chief Mark Becker says the vehicle’s driver and a front-seat passenger died in the crash about 3 a.m. Sunday. The Lake County coroner’s office in northwest Indiana identified them as 18-year-old Marco Alvarado of East Chicago and 17-year-old Eric Rodriguez.
Two 17-year-old girls were hospitalized after they were hit by a car following a chase in the Logan Square neighborhood early Saturday.
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday morning, police said.
At 8:05 p.m., Kathern S. Stafford was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of 61st Avenue and Colorado Street in Hobart, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She had suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident.
A Northfield man was driving a 2006 Lexus east on Lake Cook Road, fleeing a previous crash, when his vehicle crossed the center line about 11 a.m. just west of Route 12, according to police and fire officials. The Lexus crashed into a westbound 2007 Honda.
A marked police SUV with its emergency equipment activated was northbound on Millard Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when it was hit by a Dodge headed east on Cermak Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The Dodge failed to stop at a stop sign before the crash.
Charisse E. Wesley, 46, was involved in the crash about 4 a.m. near Torrence Avenue and River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The summer season means more people out on motorcycles, but the pastime took a tragic turn this weekend, when four people on motorcycles were killed in two separate crashes.
About 2:50 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted Street, police said.
Police and paramedics responded to the single-vehicle accident about 1:20 p.m. in the 17500 block of Harlem Avenue, Tinley Park police Sgt. Patrick St. John said.
A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning, blocking the ramp to 47th Street for about an hour during the morning commute.
A person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash involving a semi-truck on the Kennedy Expressway near the Loop early Wednesday, shutting down most of the inbound side of the expressway.