Dwight Washington

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Legal Settlements Could Hit $16M In Gold Coast Crash Caused By Drunken City Laborer

Cash-strapped Chicago will spend at least $16 million to compensate victims of a 2011 accident caused by a drunken laborer who plowed his city truck into a crowd of pedestrians on a Gold Coast sidewalk, the Sun-Times is reporting.

01/13/2014

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Injured By Drunk City Worker Gets $6.25 Million Settlement

The City of Chicago has settled with a man who was run-over by a drunk city worker.

12/10/2012

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Ex-Streets And San Worker Gets 9 Years For Plowing Into Crowd

A former Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker has been sentenced to nine years in prison for ramming his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection in May of last year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

City Worker Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving Charges After Accident In Gold Coast

A Chicago worker who rammed his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection pleaded guilty to drunken-driving charges on Friday.

03/23/2012

Jennifer Anton, 25, (left) saved 20-month-old Tyler Jones (right) from a drunk driver on May 21, 2011, when she pushed Tyler's stroller out of the way of the driver's truck. Tyler escaped with only minor injuries, but Anton, her nanny, was more seriously hurt. (Family Photo Handout)

Nanny Recalls Saving Toddler From Drunk Driver

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.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Sharokina Pazand and Stephen Dewart have filed suit against the city of Chicago following last month's truck-into-pedestrians accident on the Gold Coast. (CBS)

Man Hit By Streets & Sanitation Driver Files Suit Against City

Stephen Dewart was one of eight people mowed down May 21 on the Gold Coast when a driver for the Department of Streets and Sanitation lost control of his pick-up truck and plowed into them. He is now filing suit.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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Another Lawsuit Filed In Streets & San. Crash

Two pedestrians injured in a May crash when an allegedly intoxicated city Department of Streets & Sanitation worker cashed into a crowd of people in the Gold Coast filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the driver and the city.

06/01/2011

Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Emanuel Orders ‘Tighter Supervision’ After Gold Coast Incident

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he has ordered Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Tom Byrne to tighten supervision to prevent a repeat of the Gold Coast accident.

05/24/2011

Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Chicago Streets Worker Faces DUI Charges For Gold Coast Crash

A Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker will be in court today, facing charges he was drunk when he drove a city pick-up onto a sidewalk in the Gold Coast neighborhood on Saturdayand hit seven people.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011