A west suburban delivery man had cannabis in his system when he struck and killed an elderly woman on the Southwest Side earlier this week, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Bronislawa Zajac, 82, was walking across the street when the truck James Rudzinski was driving struck her as it was turning left at the intersection, authorities say.
A man was hospitalized late Thursday after he flipped his vehicle and hit a tree while driving drunk on the South Side.
Through song and candlelight, families who lost loved ones to drunk drivers remembered their lives and their legacies.
An allegedly drunk driver has been charged in connection with a three-vehicle crash that injured nine people — including four police officers — early Monday on the Far South Side.
Jason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A couple in west suburban Montgomery were jarred out of bed early Friday after a driver crashed a car into the side of their garage and then nose-dived the vehicle into a nearby pond.
Kevin P. Crawley was driving a 1999 white Infiniti sedan west on 63rd when he ran a red light, and collided with a 2002 Nissan traveling south on Woodlawn with a green light.
The crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. when a minivan hit a guardrail and rolled over in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 111th Street about 9:30 p.m.
A man charged with driving drunk and causing a crash that killed an elderly couple Thursday near southwest suburban Frankfort was ordered held on $200,000 bond.
A teenage driver is facing multiple charges stemming from crash that killed a man on his birthday.
A Naperville woman has been charged with drunken driving after crashing her car into the front of a health and fitness club in the western suburb, the second such crash there in less than two years.
Already behind bars on a parole violation, a Little Village man was charged Tuesday with a more serious offense—driving the wrong way on the Eisenhower Expressway while drunk, causing a crash that left two women dead.
Both drivers involved in a crash early Saturday morning on the Stevenson Expressway have been charged with DUI.
Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.
A 5-year-old boy remained hospitalized Friday night and his father was facing DUI and battery charges after the father hit the boy with a car following an argument with his father-in-law over whether he was too drunk to drive, police said.
Three women have been arrested and charged with child neglect in separate incidents over a five-day period in Naperville, including one who allegedly left her 18-month-old child alone in a hot, unsecured car while she went shopping.
Illinois has a new weapon in its arsenal against drunken drivers.
David Hatyina, 51, of Bartlett, who previously pleaded guilty to operating his boat under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when he ran over Tony Borcia, was before Kane County Judge Clint Hull on Thursday.
A Park Ridge man who has been in jail since allegedly killing a cyclist on Wednesday on the near-North Side when he slammed into the man with his Mercedes is expected to be free this afternoon after his family posts 10 percent of his $100,000 bond, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.