Fatal Accident


Female Standing On Street Corner Killed In Northwest Side Crash

A female standing on a street corner on the Northwest Side was killed in a car accident early Tuesday evening, according to police.


Police say the cab driver's car became engulfed in flames following a crash on I-90. (Credit: CBS)

Female Cab Driver Killed In I-90 Accident In Hoffman Estates

A female cab driver was killed in a crash early Sunday after her vehicle was rear-ended by an SUV and exploded.


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Hammond Man Killed After Car Hits Disabled Truck In Gary

A northwest Indiana man is dead and his passenger was seriously injured after the car he was driving crashed into a disabled straight-truck early Saturday on eastbound Interstate 80/94 near Grant Street in Gary, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting.



Elderly Woman Fatally Struck By Car In Mount Prospect Parking Lot

A 90-year-old woman died Friday after she was struck by a vehicle in a grocery store parking lot in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.


A Chicago ambulance (CBS)

Eldery Man Dies After Being Struck By Truck

A truck struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday morning in the West Town neighborhood.



Woman Fatally Struck By Car In Portage Park

A woman was fatally struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.



Boy, 4, Killed In Crash On Dan Ryan

A 4-year-old boy was killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Sunday evening.



ATV Accident Claims Life Of Harvey Toddler, Two Others

A toddler from the south suburbs was among three people who died this weekend when a crowded off-road vehicle slammed into a concrete wall and burst into flames along a rural western Indiana road.


Two women were injured after their car crashed into two parked vehicles early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the North Side. / Photo provided by NVP News

Woman Dies After Argument Leads To Car Crash

An argument that escalated out of control led to the death of an 18-year-old woman on Sunday.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Major Delays After Metra Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Hinsdale

An inbound Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian in Hinsdale on Monday afternoon.


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1 Dead, 3 Critically Injured In Eisenhower Crash

The Cook County Medical Examiner says a Carol Stream woman died in the multi-car crash that shut down the Eisenhower Expressway for several hours this morning.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Killed In McHenry County Hit-And-Run

Police in McHenry County are looking for a white passenger car or SUV with damage to one of the headlights, which fatally struck a 6-year-old boy Saturday night and left the scene without stopping.


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Bartlett Boater Indicted In Petite Lake Fatal

A Lake County grand jury approved reckless homicide and aggravated DUI charges Wednesday for the Bartlett man accused of being high on cocaine and under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly ran over a 10-year-old boy with his boat.


Makayla Dameron

Girl, 3, Struck And Killed By Truck In Roseland

Makayla Dameron was just 3 years old, taking a walk with her mother on a late Saturday morning, when a delivery truck cut her life tragically short.

CBS 2–08/25/2012

Dump Truck Fatal

Woman, 72, Struck And Killed By Dump Truck On Southwest Side

A dump truck driver struck and killed a 72-year-old woman in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood Friday evening, then drove off.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Police respond to the scene of a multi-car, fatal accident on Lake Shore Drive near Montrose Avenue that killed a mother and her 6-year-old son Saturday evening. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Boy, 6, And His Mother Killed When Car Crosses Median On Lake Shore Drive

The mother and son were driving northbound on Lake Shore Drive when they lost control, crossed the median into the southbound lanes where they struck another car.


Geneva Fatal Motorcycle Accident

1 Dead In Accident Involving Motorcycle, Semi In Geneva

One person is dead following a motorcycle accident involving a semi-trailer truck in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

David Hatyina

Man Charged With Plowing Into, Killing 10-Year-Old Boy On Suburban Lake

Prosecutors in north suburban Lake County say a Bartlett man had used cocaine and alcohol before he operated a boat which struck and killed a 10-year-old boy last month.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

Donna Halstead, 76, died after being struck by a Megabus in Chicago. (Handout)

Pedestrian’s Family Sues Megabus For Fatal Accident

Chicago law firm is suing Megabus on behalf of the estate of a 76-year-old Chicago woman who was struck and killed by one of the company’s buses earlier this week.


A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

A Look At Recent Megabus Problems: Coincidence Or Pattern?

It’s been a rough week for Megabus, as the discount intercity bus line has been involved in two fatal accidents in Illinois, and agreed to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man struck and killed by a Megabus two years ago.

CBS 2–08/09/2012