Two Chicago area interstates that have crossed paths for years, but never before connected to each other, should finally link up at the end of the month when a new interchange opens in the south suburbs.
A semi carrying more than 30,000 pounds of batteries rolled over on a ramp off southbound Interstate 294 in south suburban Thornton.
One person suffered minor injuries and three lanes were closed for nearly 30 minutes during the morning rush Friday after three semi trucks were involved in a crash on the Tristate Tollway in south suburban Alsip.
The trooper’s squad car was rear-ended by a semi-trailer truck around 11 p.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 near Willow Road.
A motorist was charged with driving under the influence after rear-ending an ambulance on a ramp from the Kennedy Expressway to the northbound Tri-State Tollway Friday night.