The deputy, part of the canine unit, was in a department SUV that collided with a garbage truck at Wadsworth Road and Metropolitan Avenue about 5:35 a.m.
A car exploded into flames after colliding with a garbage truck in Glenview, killing three people.
Three people were killed when a garbage truck hit another vehicle Tuesday afternoon in north suburban Glenview.
Monica Warner was pulling out of a private driveway on East Fabyan Parkway in Batavia at about 6 a.m. on May 15 when her vehicle was struck by a garbage truck.
A Chicago police officer was hurt Tuesday night, when his squad car was involved in a crash with a garbage truck in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
A North Aurora woman was killed Wednesday morning when the car she was driving was hit by a garbage truck.
Nine cars were damaged, and two trees were knocked down, but luckily no one was injured when a garbage truck hit a car that ran a red light, then slammed into several parked cars in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Busy and fashionable Armitage Avenue was struck with a dangerous sight Wednesday morning, when a live power line fell on a truck and left it trapped inside.
The driver of a city garbage truck lost control, causing the truck to flip onto its side early Friday in the West Town neighborhood.