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Wes Peak (Credit: Orland Fire Protection District)

Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 Crash

Wesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.

09/08/2014

A man was killed early Friday when he crashed into the back of a construction truck on the shoulder of Interstate 57 near 159th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Hobart Man Killed In I-57 Crash

Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.

09/05/2014

I-57 Crash

University Park Woman Killed, 5 Kids Hurt In I-57 Crash

Illinois State Police said a white Chevy sedan headed south on I-57 rear-ended a Dodge Caravan near U.S. Route 30 around 2:15 a.m.

08/12/2014

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Elderly Driver Dies After Dump Truck Rolls Over On I-57

A man in his 70s died after the dump truck he was driving rolled over Saturday morning in the south suburbs.

07/19/2014

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SIU Basketball Team Stranded On Bus On I-57

About 6:30 p.m., the team was headed back to Carbondale after finishing their game against the Illinois State University Redbirds in Normal, when the driver of the team bus pulled over on Interstate 57 due to poor visibility

01/06/2014

A semi-truck crashed and burst into flames on northbound Interstate 57 near Wentworth Avenue early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Northbound I-57 Reopens After Fiery Truck Crash

The jack-knifed truck was first reported about 2:25 a.m. near Wentworth Avenue.

11/06/2013

Eight people, including six children, were injured when this SUV crashed and rolled over on I-57. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Charged With DUI In I-57 Crash That Hurt 8

The crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. when a minivan hit a guardrail and rolled over in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 111th Street about 9:30 p.m.

10/07/2013

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Rollover Crash On I-57 Kills One Man, Injures Another

One man was killed and another man was hurt in a rollover crash on Interstate 57 on the Far South Side early Sunday, State Police said.

09/22/2013

Road Work

State Police Speed Cameras To Be Watching I-57 Work Zone

Illinois State Troopers will be using a mobile speed camera van on I-57 on Tuesday to enforce work zone speed limits.

09/03/2013

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Fake Cops Steal Wallet From Driver On I-57

The two men were inside a white Chevy Tahoe with flashing lights in the grill when they pulled over a motorist about 12:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-57 at Lincoln Highway.

08/08/2013

Eleven people, including nine children, were injured when this Chevy Suburban rolled over on Interstate 57. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured 9 Kids

Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.

08/02/2013

Terrence Graves (Photo supplied to CBS)

Street Vendor Shot And Killed At Gas Station Near I-57

A street vendor was shot and killed early Tuesday at a gas station near an exit ramp from Interstate 57 in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

07/02/2013

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‘Designated Driver’ Ticketed For Driving 135MPH On I-57

The vehicle slowed down after the driver saw the trooper, but the radar had already caught him going more than double the speed limit.

04/10/2013

A photo from Ethan Asofsky's Facebook profile. (Supplied to CBS)

U Of I Student Saved After Being Pinned By Car On I-57: ‘It’s An Absolute Miracle’

An Illinois State Police trooper helped save a University of Illinois student’s life during the snowstorm in central Illinois on Monday, when he and two other men lifted a car off the young man after he’d been hit by a car along I-57.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

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2 Killed In I-57 Crash Near Calumet Park

A man and a woman from Chicago died early this morning in a one-car accident on I-57 – and state police say alcohol played a role in the crash.

03/10/2013

A man died on I-57 after his car was run off a city street and slid down the expressway's embankment.

Fatal Hit-And-Run Sends Car Down Expressway Embankment

Several unanswered questions surrounding the death of a Chicago man, killed in a hit-and-run.

03/09/2013

5 Hurt In Multi-Vehicle I-57 Crash

Five people were hurt in a five-vehicle that temporarily closed Interstate 57 near south suburban Posen early Sunday.

12/16/2012

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Bartlett Good Samaritan Killed in I-57 Crash

80 year-old Jack Douglas of Bartett was killed while trying to help an injured motorist.

11/29/2012

I-57 Crash

No Charges For Driver Who Hit Boy On I-57

A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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Boy, 11, In Coma After Being Hit By Car On I-57

An 11-year-old boy suffered major head injuries and was in a coma after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on I-57 in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, according to Illinois State Police.

07/22/2012

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