Interstate 55

Shooting On Dan Ryan Is 27th On Expressways This YearThe Dan Ryan expressway is now back open after Illinois state police closed part of the expressway when someone shot at a tow truck.
Truck In I-55 Smash-Up Belongs To Tenn. Company With Previous ViolationsPurdy Brothers Trucking has 146 vehicles and 113 drivers, one of whom may have been driving with fatigue, according to one of the 10 car owners hit by the truck.
Two 21-Year-Olds Killed In Crash With Semi On I-55A Buick Regal was northbound on I-55 just north of Bluff Road about 1 a.m. when the car struck the rear of the semi, according to Illinois State Police.
Driver Killed When Car, Semi Collide On I-55A semi and a car collided about 3:45 p.m. on the right shoulder of the northbound expressway near County Line Road, according to Illinois State Police.
Fifth Person Dies After I-55 Truck CrashAn Urbana man who died Wednesday evening is the fifth person killed in a semi-truck involved crash on Interstate 55 last month that left three other people injured.
Trucker Accused Of Speeding, Driving 12 Hours Before Deadly I-55 WreckProsecutors said Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was driving at least 15 mph faster than the posted construction zone speed limit at the time of the crash, and there was no evidence that he applied the brakes before the crash, although it was not clear if he fell asleep at the wheel.
Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 CrashA woman described by friends and family as a "supermom," and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55.
Trucker Charged In Connection With I-55 Crashes That Killed 5A 51-year-old truck driver has been charged with speeding just before a deadly crash on I-55 near Channahon on Monday; one of two wrecks that killed five people.
Big Delay On Interstate 55 After Truck Fire In RomeovilleThe truck caught fire around 6:40 a.m. on Interstate 55 near Weber Road, in Romeoville. It was not immediately clear how the truck caught fire.
Father Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Son, 4Illinois State Police said Shannard Dyer was driving a Dodge Journey south on Interstate 55 near Interstate 355, with three children in the back seat, when he lost control of the SUV around 2 a.m. Sunday, and hit a concrete median wall.
State Troopers Intercept Heroin Shipment Headed To OhioState troopers pulled over an SUV with Mexico license plates for a traffic violation Friday morning on Interstate 55, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.
Illiana Corridor Eligible For Federal FundsThe Illiana Corridor would stretch from Interstate 55 to Indiana’s Interstate 65, linking Will County and Indiana’s Lake County.