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.
Police say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.
An Indiana State Trooper was hurt early this morning on 80-94 in Munster by an alleged drunk driver from Chicago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.
When police confronted Donna Dankoff, 58, about whether she’d been in a hit-and-run, she reportedly kicked an officer in the groin and another in the head.
A Streamwood man is in jail, accused of road rage.
The training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.
The family of a man killed in a drunk driving crash is now suing the bar that served the drunk driver. Phillip Briner was an innocent driver heading on the Dan Ryan Expressway when he was hit.
An alleged drunken driver led police on a 3-mile chase Tuesday morning in northwest Indiana before his arrest.
A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.
In a heart-break for a Northwest Indiana family, a husband has lost his wife in a drunk-driving accident, just six weeks before a milestone wedding anniversary.
A nurse from southwest suburban Lockport was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle in unincorporated Palos Township.
A 24-year-old man was charged with DUI and a number of other driving-related offenses after he fell out of his car, clad only in underwear and socks, after crashing into a police squad car on the Northwest Side Saturday morning.
It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words and in this case it’s all we got.
A motorist is in police custody early Monday after he crashed into a South Side police station and tried to drive away.
The 24-year-old Glenview man charged with driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway while drunk earlier this week apologized Friday for putting other motorists in jeopardy.
A 24-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving early Thursday morning after driving 11 miles in the wrong direction on the Edens Expressway through Chicago and the northern suburbs.
Hospital personnel credited the actions of an Indiana State Trooper and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of an allegedly drunk driver who lost control of his SUV, which rolled over after striking a semi on I-65 near in northwest Indiana Saturday morning.
A suspected drunken driver who was shot by police early Friday after fleeing officers who found him passed out with a gun in a Jeep on a South Loop street has been charged.
The Chicago nanny who saved a toddler’s life by pushing the girl’s stroller out of the direct path of an oncoming truck was telling her story for the first time on Tuesday.