A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
The 32-year-old man was driving a 2006 Toyota 4Runner SUV westbound on LaSalle Drive at 10:58 p.m. when it turned left onto the 1700 block of North Clark Street and collided with a Toyota Camry taxi.
The men took off from Skydive Chicago in Ottawa sometime Monday evening in an ultralight aircraft — either a paraglider or an ultraglider — which are commonly flown from that airfield. They experienced engine trouble and crashed in the middle of the Fox River
Firefighters pulled four people – likely in their late teens and early 20s – out of the car, and placed them on stretchers.
The vehicle was driven in to a building near 119th Street and Eggleston Avenue about 5:10 a.m.
LaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.
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Around 3 a.m., a speeding BMW lost control in the service alley behind the Lowe’s at 2630 N. Narragansett Av., and smashed into the back wall of the store.
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Around 12:30 a.m., a car struck a median in the 800 block of West 95th Street. The front end jumped the concrete median wall, and smashed into a tree.
According to sources, the driver of the SUV might have fallen asleep at the wheel, and veered into the southbound lanes while headed north on Ashland Avenue.
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Tiffany Ensalaco, 34, was driving a blue 1994 Ford pickup southbound on Illinois Route 53 south of Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows just after 7 p.m., when she lost control of the vehicle and it drifted across the road into a concrete median.
Andrew Mazza was speeding in a turbocharged Dodge Neon southbound on Bell Road when he lost control about 6:30 p.m., south of 143rd Street and about a quarter-mile north of Martindale Lane
The motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.
Police responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.
The incident happened at 12:45 a.m. near 75th Street and the curve at Route 34. The woman was traveling westbound in her Cadillac sedan when it hit a median, crossed over eastbound lanes and rolled over into a ditch.
All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.
A man wanted by the U.S. Marshals crashed his vehicle and killed a man after refusing to pull over in northwest suburban Elgin Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A Porsche SUV was northbound in the 400 block of South Michigan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck a taxi, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.