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Fatal Accident

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Boy, 15, Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Lake Forest

A 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Railroad Crossing

Man Killed When Train Hits Minivan In Hobart

A man was killed Monday afternoon when a freight train struck a minivan at a crossing in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Blue Line Train Hits, Kills Deer In Middle Of Kennedy Expressway

A deer found its way onto the CTA rail tracks in the middle of the Kennedy Expressway early Wednesday, only to be struck and killed by a train.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011


Man On Scooter Falls To Death From Lake Shore Drive Overpass

An Albany Park neighborhood man is dead, after losing control of his scooter and falling nearly 20 feet from an overpass on Lake Shore Drive.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Patrick Mizwicki

High School Runner Killed By Car During Cross Country Practice

A runner competing in a high school cross country race on Thursday was struck and killed by a car.


Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Man, 81, Killed When Bus Hits His Bike In Evanston

An 81-year-old Evanston man is dead, after he was hit by a CTA bus while riding his bike earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Red Light

Mother Wins New Traffic Lights On Road Where Son Was Killed In Joliet

Persistence has paid off for a Joliet mother who fought her grief to try to make changes.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2011

Mark Morley, skipper of the sailboat "WingNuts" and his girlfriend and crew member Suzanne Bickel died after their boat capsized during the annual yacht race from Chicago to Mackinac Island. (Credit: Council of Michigan Foundations/Facebook)

Yacht Club Won’t End Race To Mackinac Over Deaths

The Chicago Yacht Club says it has no thoughts of the ending the Race to Mackinaw after the deaths of two people when a boat capsized over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011


‘Cash Cab’ Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Vancouver

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Vancouver Friday by a fake taxi used in the Canadian version of the TV game show “Cash Cab.”

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Man Hit By 2 Cars, Killed, Near Mount Prospect

A Mount Prospect man is dead, after being struck by two cars overnight just outside the northwest suburb.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

43rd Street Fatal Accident

Boy, 13, Killed In South Side Mini-Bike Crash

A 13-year-old boy is dead, after a mini-bike he was riding crashed on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Mugshot of Bryan James.  James was arrested on a warrant charging one count of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs and three counts of reckless homicide, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's office. (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Cops: Man On Heroin And Texting Caused Fatal Crash

A southwest suburban man allegedly had been taking heroin and was texting at the time he caused a fatal accident two months ago in rural Kendall County.


Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

Woman Plunges To Death From Sheridan Road High-Rise

A woman is dead, after plunging from a high-rise on Sheridan Road in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Borman Expressway Crash

Fatal Crash Shuts Down 2 Lanes On I-80/94

Two lanes of the Borman Expressway (Interstate 80-94) were shut down this morning, after a man was killed when his pickup truck rear-ended a semi hauling plate steel.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

Go Bananas

Norridge Amusement Reopens After Deadly Accident

The Go Bananas indoor amusement park reopened on Friday, but a roller coaster on which a 3-year-old boy died last weekend remains closed.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

Metra Accident

Person Struck, Killed By Metra Train In Blue Island

A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

A 22-year-old motorist died Sunday in a truck-car collision in Cicero. (CBS)

Fatal Cicero Accident Followed Road-Rage Incident: Police

Cicero officials say the death of a 22-year-old motorist in a Sunday collision followed a road-rage incident, and authorities are looking for another driver who was involved in the altercation.


Elgin Fatal Crash

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car In Elgin

A pedestrian was struck and killed this morning on busy U.S. 20 in Elgin, police said.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

Two women were killed in a Sunday afternoon accident near south suburban Crete. (CBS)

Police: Driver Was High In Accident That Killed 2 Near Crete

Velar Mayfield, 23, was under the influence of cannabis when the car he was driving crashed into a tree Sunday afternoon, killing two young women who were his passengers, authorities said.


Two women were killed in a Sunday afternoon accident near south suburban Crete. (CBS)

2 Women Killed In Accident Near Crete

A car accident in south suburban Crete Township claimed the lives of two young women, and police say winter conditions may have played a role.