Lake Shore Drive South To Close Overnight MondayLanes of Lake South Drive south will begin to close Monday night before all lanes close early Tuesday morning for the Interstate 55/Lake Shore Drive interchange project.
Semi Driver Pleads Guilty In I-55 Crash That Left 5 DeadAn Indiana truck driver has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide for a crash that left five people dead more than two years ago on I-55 in the southwest suburbs.
Teacher Slain In Plainfield, Husband Suspected Of Killing Her Walks Into TrafficA physical education teacher at Plainfield North High School was stabbed to death Tuesday night, and her husband -- who is suspected of killing her -- died a short time later when he apparently stepped into traffic.
Motorist Fleeing I-55 Car Fire Hit By Another VehicleThe 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.
Man Fatally Struck By Vehicles On I-55 In BolingbrookA Burbank man died after getting out of the passenger side of a vehicle on Interstate 55 early Saturday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
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.
Five Injured In I-55 CrashAbout 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.
Prosecutors: Trucker In Fatal I-55 Wreck Is Blind In One EyeAn 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.
Fifth Person Dies After I-55 Truck CrashAn 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.
2 Investigators: Safety Officials Want Electronic Logs For Truck DriversFederal 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.
Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 CrashA 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.
Naperville Man Killed When SUV Veers Off I-55 And Strikes PoleA 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.