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.
A two-vehicle crash involving a semi closed four miles of eastbound Interstate 80 in southwest suburban Joliet for about 30 minutes Saturday morning.
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.
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.
All lanes of Interstate 80 near LaGrange Road were shut down to traffic Saturday morning after a semi-truck tipped over, police said.
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.
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.
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.
Police say a Joliet man mugged two elderly women in different grocery stores before crashing a stolen car into a semi-truck on Saturday.
A driver died Wednesday afternoon after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Tinley Park Wednesday afternoon.
State police say a 31-year-old Chicago man who allegedly caused the crash was charged with aggravated DUI.
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.
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.
A newspaper delivery woman was hurt after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the sport-utility vehicle she was driving southwest of Chicago.
Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.
Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.
The plug has been pulled on a $1 billion highway project to connect I-88 to I-80 in the far western suburbs.
A Plainfield motorcyclist died in a crash with a sport-utility vehicle Friday afternoon on Interstate 80 near southwest suburban Shorewood.
A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.
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.