Fatal Accident

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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.


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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.


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Man Killed In Accident Near Schaumburg

A man was killed in a crash Monday on Route 53 at the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Schaumburg.


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Two Killed In Crash During Blizzard In NW Indiana

The blizzard appears to have claimed two lives in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.


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Man Struck, Killed By Metra Train

Metra trains were halted on the Union/Pacific West Line Friday morning, after a man was struck and killed by a train on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011


Man Killed By Bus While Trying To Help Child

A Bourbonnais man is being remembered as a hero, for pushing a child out of the path of an oncoming bus, which took the man’s own life.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011

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Woman Hit, Killed By Train In Orland Park

A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train in southwest suburban Orland Park this morning.


Dylan Drapeau died in a July 2006 traffic accident involving the suspect in this week's shooting spree. (CBS)

Accused Shooter Was Involved In Teen’s Fatal ’06 Accident

The off-duty police officer charged in this week’s two-state shooting spree was involved in a fatal July 2006 accident that killed a Crete teen.

CBS 2–10/08/2010