About 1 a.m., Michael May, 43, lost control of the motorcycle he was riding in the 4300 block of South Wallace Street and “fell to the pavement,” according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
About 12:35 a.m., a 23-year-old man was driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue near 69th Street. The man didn’t stop at a red light and hit an SUV that was traveling west on 69th Street. The man driving the van hit a pole before stopping, police said.
Seven people were taken to hospitals Thursday morning, after a CTA bus struck two parked cars in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
The driver of a pickup that fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday night in northwest suburban McHenry has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, police said.
Wesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
The crash happened at 7:05 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 87th Street exit on Interstate 94, an Illinois State Police spokesman said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Chicago actor died Saturday morning after a vehicle crash in Munster, Ind.
About 11 p.m., 20-year-old Jacob Bass was riding west on the 700 block of West 33rd Street when he failed to stop at a red light and struck a Jeep Wrangler headed south.
Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.
Two people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.
A south suburban daycare will likely be closed through the week after a car slammed into the building late Sunday night.
A woman who lives next door to the house in the 400 block of Colford Avenue said she saw a man in a silver SUV accelerate on the driveway, clip the side of the house, and smash all the way through the garage in the back yard.
Officials have reopened all but one lane of the Interstate 190 entrance to O’Hare International Airport, after it was closed when a privately owned shuttle bus crashed into a concrete median. Fourteen people were taken to hospitals.
A Geneva man accused of being drunk when his car plunged into a west suburban Naperville pond initially pointed the finger at his two friends who drowned as a result of the crash, according to prosecutors.
An Indiana truck driver has been indicted on reckless homicide charges, in connection to a July crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people. Prosecutors said the crash was partly the result of the trucker being blind in his right eye.
Charges are pending against the driver who state police say caused a fiery three-car accident on the Bishop Ford Freeway that left one man critically injured late Tuesday in south suburban Dolton.
Illinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was hit by a semi-trailer truck.
The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office said 56-year-old Raymond Boudreau Jr., of Plano, was driving south on Fox River Drive, approaching Crimmins Road, when his Chevy pickup truck crossed into the northbound lane, and struck a Chevy Avalanche pickup truck headed north.
A car fatally struck a bicyclist riding in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the West Side early Sunday, according to police.
About 9:20 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of West 80th Street for having a busted out rear window, police said. When the officers exited their car, the driver took off and the vehicle crashed into a light pole.