Fatal Accident

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.

08/10/2012

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

A Megabus struck a woman near Union Station on Tuesday. (CBS)

Megabus Agrees To $5 Million Settlement After Fatal Accident

Megabus has reportedly agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from another deadly accident in Chicago.

08/08/2012

Ambulance

Man Dies On Father’s Day After Crashing New Moped

A Wauconda man riding his new moped scooter in front of his house crashed and then died on Father’s Day.

06/19/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Boy, 11, Killed In ATV Accident In Bartlett

A west suburban boy is dead after an accident with an ATV Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Orland Park Fatal Crash

Crash That Killed Three Family Members Leads To Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a south suburban company, accusing the driver of one of its street sweepers of a causing a crash that killed three members of a Tinley Park family.

05/02/2012

Katie Ann Lunn

Report Slams Railway In Accident That Killed Woman

A final report has been issued on a highly publicized train accident that killed a Chicago woman two years ago.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

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

Ambulance

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.

09/16/2011

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

Taxi

‘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

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