Prosecutors 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.
A 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.
A 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.
The 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.
Illinois 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 pulled over an SUV with Mexico license plates for a traffic violation Friday morning on Interstate 55, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.
The Illiana Corridor would stretch from Interstate 55 to Indiana’s Interstate 65, linking Will County and Indiana’s Lake County.
A three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.
The proposed 47-mile tollway would link Interstate 55 in Illinois to Interstate 65 in Indiana.
Jason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Plans to build a toll road connecting two interstate highways though the south suburbs and Northwest Indiana was approved by a planning committee on Thursday
CHANNAHON, Ill. (CBS) – The outbound lanes of Interstate 55 were shut down Monday morning in the far southwestern suburbs, after a crash involving two trucks and four cars. Illinois State Police said all southbound […]
Two semi trailers collided and burst into flames on Interstate 55 near Channahon, police said.
In 2011, vehicles traveled more than 31 billion miles on Illinois interstates. Records show I-55 was the most traveled interstate in Illinois, logging about 4.6 billion miles.
A man from the Back of the Yards neighborhood died Monday, two days after he was hurt in a motorcycle crash on the Near South Side.
A 68-year-old woman was killed in a six-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on Interstate 55 Wednesday night near southwest suburban Wilmington.
Two lanes of southbound I-55 in the southwest suburbs will be closed to traffic on Saturday to accommodate pavement repair work.
A man was killed when a pickup he was driving rear-ended a semi truck early Tuesday on I-55 near southwest suburban Channahon.
A Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.
A pedestrian and an Illinois State Police trooper were hospitalized after a “serious traffic crash” on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Lemont.