I-55

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Motorist Fleeing I-55 Car Fire Hit By Another Vehicle

The driver fled from the vehicle on fire and was struck by another vehicle in traffic, according to state police. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

03/19/2015

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Man Fatally Struck By Vehicles On I-55 In Bolingbrook

A Burbank man died after getting out of the passenger side of a vehicle on Interstate 55 early Saturday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.

03/07/2015

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I-55 Near Gardner, Ill. Reopens After Hours-Long Closure

Multiple crashes on southbound I-55 near Gardner, Ill. Saturday morning led to part of expressway being shutdown for hours. All lanes were opened back up around 2 p.m.

02/14/2015

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Five Injured In I-55 Crash

About 7 p.m., a Honda Accord and Jeep Grand Cherokee were involved in a crash in the northbound lanes of I-55 near Route 52, according to a statement from Illinois State Police. A Honda Accord, trying to avoid the crash, then struck a motorist from the previous crash who was outside their vehicle.

12/23/2014

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Prosecutors: Trucker In Fatal I-55 Wreck Is Blind In One Eye

An Indiana truck driver has been indicted on reckless homicide charges, in connection to a July crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people. Prosecutors said the crash was partly the result of the trucker being blind in his right eye.

08/28/2014

The scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 55 near Channahon. (Credit: Brad Edwards)

Fifth Person Dies After I-55 Truck Crash

An Urbana man who died Wednesday evening is the fifth person killed in a semi-truck involved crash on Interstate 55 last month that left three other people injured.

08/07/2014

An electronic logging device for trucks.  (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Safety Officials Want Electronic Logs For Truck Drivers

Federal rules limit truckers from driving more than 11 of the 14 consecutive hours they work. They have to take a ten hour break before driving again.

07/22/2014

Ulrike Blopleh (left) and Vicky Palacios were among four people killed in a crash on I-55 on Monday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 Crash

A woman described by friends and family as a “supermom,” and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55.

07/22/2014

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Naperville Man Killed When SUV Veers Off I-55 And Strikes Pole

A west suburban man was killed when he apparently lost control of his SUV, which veered off I-55 and slammed into a utility pole near southwest suburban Lemont on Wednesday afternoon.

05/28/2014

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on I-55 early Sunday. / Photo by Network Video Productions

Boy, 4, Killed; 3 Others Injured In Bolingbrook Crash

A 29-year-old dad has been charged with aggravated DUI following a crash on I-55 that killed his 4-year-old child and injured two others.

05/04/2014

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1 Dead, 3 Hurt In I-55 Crash Near Bolingbrook

A Romeoville man was killed and three other people were hurt Wednesday afternoon in a chain-reaction crash on I-55 near southwest suburban Bolingbrook.

04/09/2014

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Police: Person Killed In Wrong Way Crash On I-55

One person died Sunday morning after a wrong way driver collided with a vehicle in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 near west suburban Darien, state police said.

12/01/2013

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Three Hurt In I-55 Crash Near Bolingbrook

Rescue crews responded to the crash about 11:13 p.m. on southbound I-55 near the I-355 interchange.

11/13/2013

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Three Hurt When Three Semis, Four Cars Crash On I-55

The crash happened about 6:45 a.m. when traffic came to a stop in a construction zone on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Bluff Road, causing a chain-reaction crash involving three semis and four other vehicles.

10/16/2013

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Southbound Lanes Of I-55 Closed For Crash

CHANNAHON, Ill. (CBS) — The outbound lanes of Interstate 55 were shut down Monday morning in the far southwestern suburbs, after a crash involving two trucks and four cars. Illinois State Police said all southbound […]

10/07/2013

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I-55 Work To Require Lane Closures On Saturday

Two lanes of southbound I-55 in the southwest suburbs will be closed to traffic on Saturday to accommodate pavement repair work.

07/12/2013

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Man Killed When Pickup Hits Semi On I-55

A man was killed when a pickup he was driving rear-ended a semi truck early Tuesday on I-55 near southwest suburban Channahon.

06/11/2013

Pace Expanding Shoulder-Riding Buses

More shoulder-riding Pace buses begin to roam I-55 beginning Monday. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says an even bigger expansion may be in the works.

05/04/2013

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I-55 Crash Closes Southbound Lanes Near Joliet

One of the vehicles overturned in a ditch and the other vehicle was disabled in the left lane following the crash.

03/14/2013

A semi truck hit two cars parked on the shoulder of Interstate 55 near Plainfield, Ill., on March 13, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Dies From Crash On I-55 Near Plainfield

The driver of a car that became disabled in traffic on the Stevenson Expressway early Wednesday near southwest suburban Plainfield was killed when a semi plowed into his car and another car that stopped to help.

03/13/2013

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