I-80

Ambulance

Man Dies After Being Run Over By Multiple Vehicles In Gary

A portion of I-80 in Gary was shut down for several hours early this morning after a 54-year-old man was killed while walking in traffic, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

07/19/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Man Injured, Eastbound Lanes Closed In I-80 crash

A two-vehicle crash involving a semi closed four miles of eastbound Interstate 80 in southwest suburban Joliet for about 30 minutes Saturday morning.

02/01/2014

Jaroslaw Mietus (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal Crash On I-80

A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.

01/24/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Westbound I-80 Reopens After Fatal Crash Near Minooka

A fatal crash involving two pickups and a semi truck shut down the westbound lanes of I-80 for more than five hours in southwest suburban Minooka on Thursday morning.

01/23/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-80

All lanes of Interstate 80 near LaGrange Road were shut down to traffic Saturday morning after a semi-truck tipped over, police said.

12/14/2013

A semi-trailer truck driving on Interstate 80 in Joliet hit the Center Street overpass after leaving the road early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News)

Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 Overpass

The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.

11/14/2013

Ambulance

Two Hurt, Camper Overturns In Mokena Crash

A Mitsubishi traveling westbound on I-80, about three miles west of Illinois Route 45, lost control after the car blew a tire and struck a Dodge pickup truck pulling a camper about 10:26 p.m.

10/16/2013

Indiana State Police (CBS)

Indiana State Trooper Revives 2-Year-Old Girl On I-80

Trooper Danny Avitia was about two miles away when a call came in about a mother whose 2-year-old girl was having a medical emergency. The mother had pulled over to the side of Interstate 80 near Lake Station after noticing her daughter was unresponsive in her car seat.

05/28/2013

Matthew Boban (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Alleged Mugger Crashes Stolen Car Into Semi On I-80

Police say a Joliet man mugged two elderly women in different grocery stores before crashing a stolen car into a semi-truck on Saturday.

05/21/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Crest Hill Man Dead After I-80 Crash

A driver died Wednesday afternoon after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Tinley Park Wednesday afternoon.

05/08/2013

Abed Bader, 66, was killed in a wrong-way crash by another driver who was under the influence of alcohol, state police said.

Bridgeview Man Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80

State police say a 31-year-old Chicago man who allegedly caused the crash was charged with aggravated DUI.

03/02/2013

A 34-year-old woman was allegedly driving drunk on her birthday when she rear-ended a semi trailer truck on I-80 near Gary, Ind., on Oct. 27, 2012. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Semi On I-80 On Her 34th Birthday

A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.

10/27/2012

Ambulance

Hammond Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle While Walking On Highway Ramp

A 23-year-old Hammond man was killed early Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on the southbound ramp from Interstate 80 to Cline Avenue.

09/23/2012

I-80 Crash

Semi Slams Into SUV In Crash That Shuts Down I-80

A newspaper delivery woman was hurt after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the sport-utility vehicle she was driving southwest of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

(Credit: Think Stock)

Woman Attacked In Tinley Park Road Rage Incident

Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Indiana Highway Shooting

Man Shoots Woman’s Car In Indiana Road Rage Incident

Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.

08/24/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Plans Called Off For Prairie Highway In Kendall County

The plug has been pulled on a $1 billion highway project to connect I-88 to I-80 in the far western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

motorcycle generic

Motorcyclist Killed In I-80 Crash

A Plainfield motorcyclist died in a crash with a sport-utility vehicle Friday afternoon on Interstate 80 near southwest suburban Shorewood.

06/09/2012

I-80 Truck Fire

Truck Fire Snags I-80 In New Lenox

A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

I-80 Crash

State Trooper Rescues Woman Before Car Catches Fire

The quick actions of an Illinois state trooper likely saved the life of a woman whose car started smoking after hitting a toll booth on Interstate 80 overnight.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

more