Among the questions: Why did a one- or two-truck crash escalate into a major pileup of 46 vehicles? Were people driving too fast for conditions? Were conditions simply too bad to drive at all? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Jeff Rennell of Ada, Mich. says more than a dozen first-responders worked tirelessly for three hours in bitter cold.
The Chicago man who was killed in a huge pileup on I-94 in northwest Indiana on Thursday was headed to his lake house in La Porte at the time of the crash, and his sister said it was only by chance his wife wasn’t in the car with him.
A Chicago man and a husband and wife from Grand Rapids, Mich. were killed in the horrific wreck. At least 30 motorists were injured.
A Canadian couple died in a one-car accident early Saturday when their car went off Interstate 94 and landed on a road beneath the highway, the Post-Tribune reports.
A 39-year-old man was killed and four people were injured Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94) in Lake County near Deerfield.
Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.
The Bishop Ford Freeway was shut down for hours Saturday morning, as Illinois State Police investigated a shooting.
A wrong-way driver triggered a crash that left two people dead in Northwest Indiana overnight, and when police came to notify the family of that driver, his wife and two young children were all dead.
A motorist was hospitalized Tuesday night when two semi truck and a car collided on the Bishop Ford Freeway, causing a fuel spill that forced the closure of all outbound lanes.
A biker was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle on the Eisenhower Expressway and landed on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday night at the Circle Interchange in the South Loop, police said.
One motorist is dead and one other is wounded after a two-vehicle crash early Sunday on the Bishop Ford Freeway where alcohol is believed to be a factor, state police said.
A 34-year-old woman is facing drunken driving charges, after two Illinois State Police troopers were injured while pulling her out of her burning sport-utility vehicle on I-94 in Dolton over the weekend.
A 25-year-old man who had been playing poker all night with friends and who was believed to have been intoxicated was seriously injured when his car went airborne and flipped over onto a road below I-94 in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.
A passenger in a semi truck died of “massive head injuries” after falling out of the vehicle on I-94 in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.
A woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving left the Edens Expressway and crashed into a tree Tuesday afternoon on the North Side, State Police said.
A second man has died after a crash involving two cars and a semi trailer truck on Thursday on Interstate 94 in northwest Indiana.
A man was taken to a hospital after stealing a tractor-trailer truck and starting a standoff on the Bishop Ford Freeway in which he threatened suicide.
Speeding is to blame for a semi-truck crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway that sent a truck driver to an area hospital in critical condition Thursday afternoon near south suburban South Holland.