Bessie English, 63, was driving westbound in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. Sunday when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her 1993 Ford Escort, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.
West suburban police are asking for the public’s help finding a hit and run driver, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
A man has been charged with hitting a teenager skateboarder and leaving the scene of the accident.
For the first time, a husband talks about the tragic accident that took his wife’s life and how social media brought him justice.
About 11:40 p.m., a Chevrolet Tahoe was “driving erratically” northbound in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when it rear-ended a taxi, causing the taxi to crash into the concrete barrier and flip onto its roof, police said.
Jason Popko was driving the stolen semi-truck in the 3600 block of South Ashland when it hit a 47-year-old man riding a bicycle, police said.
A driver has been charged with leaving a pedestrian critically hurt in a Northwest Side hit-and-run on Friday afternoon.
About 4:25 p.m., a cyclist was struck by a white tractor-trailer traveling south in the 2100 block of South Ashland, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
A 47-year-old bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck by a tractor-trailer Wednesday afternoon in the Lower West Side neighborhood.
A man was seriously injured early Saturday in a hit-and-run crash in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A man died after a hit-and-run crash early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
A West Side man was ordered held on a $75,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly running over and killing a woman with his sister’s car before fleeing the scene of the accident.
The two-car crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-90/94 at 26th Street about 6:30 a.m.
Daniel Gluckman, 34, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury, police said. He is also facing two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.
The male pedestrian was struck by the vehicle about 12:15 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Hamlin Avenue. The vehicle then drove away.
Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck and seriously injured a 52-year-old man Saturday afternoon in the northwest suburbs.
Police were called to the hit-and-run in the 9100 block of South Euclid Avenue about 5:30 a.m.
For the first time, a Lincolnwood mother speaks out about the hit-and-run mystery surrounding her son’s death.
Psychiatrists on both sides of the case have determined David McCarthy gave a false confession when he said he was the one behind the wheel when 20-year-old Melissa Lech was struck and killed as she was walking down a street in Joliet on Aug. 7, 2008.