Crash

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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

Two people were killed and another was hurt in a fiery South Loop crash early Sunday. / photo from NVP News Video

Two Dead, Another Hurt In South Loop Crash

wo people were killed and another was critically hurt in a fiery single-vehicle crash early Sunday in the South Loop.

12/21/2014

Crews work to repair a structure holding power lines for Metra Electric District trains, after a semi struck a support post on Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits Pillar

The driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.

12/15/2014

Two cars that spun out of control on Lake Shore Drive struck a police squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Officer Hurt In Lake Shore Drive Crash

Two vehicles were traveling north in the 2800 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when both spun out of control at 2:55 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. At least one of the vehicles struck a squad car pulled over on the side of the road, police said.

12/12/2014

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Two Men Flee Scene Of Fatal Humboldt Park Crash

Bessie English, 63, was driving westbound in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. Sunday when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her 1993 Ford Escort, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

12/11/2014

Four people were hurt in a rollover crash on I-290 in Bellwood early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Four Hurt In Rollover On Eisenhower In Bellwood

A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

12/10/2014

A van crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus Wednesday night on the Southwest Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man In Custody After Police Chase, Crash On Southwest Side

A man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he led police on a chase and crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/10/2014

A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of an EZ Pawn shop in the 6700 block of South Western, and the people inside stole electronics and other items. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Thieves Steal Electronics In Pawn Shop ‘Crash-And-Grab’

Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.

12/09/2014

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Woman Dies After Head-On Crash In Humboldt Park

Bessie English, 63, was driving west in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division Street about 7:50 a.m. when her vehicle crashed head-on into another vehicle traveling east.

12/08/2014

The aftermath of a single-car crash that left one person dead early Thursday on the Far South Side. (Photo credit: Network Video Productions)

One Killed In Far South Side Crash

The female drove a Dodge Neon through a fence before the car flipped over, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Her age wasn’t immediately known. No one else was in the car.

12/04/2014

An SUV carrying a mom and her two kids crashed into an Arlington Heights home  Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Carrying Mom, 2 Kids Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home

A mom and two children in an SUV crashed through the front of a home Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights.

12/02/2014

A taxi cab crashed through the bedroom wall of a house in Glendale Heights on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Taxi Crashes Into House, Driver Takes Off

Police in Glendale Heights were searching for a cab driver who crashed his taxi through the wall of a house early Monday, and then ran off.

12/01/2014

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