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.
Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.
Illinois State Police said a white Chevy sedan headed south on I-57 rear-ended a Dodge Caravan near U.S. Route 30 around 2:15 a.m.
The semi rolled over about 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 80 at Interstate 57, Illinois State Police said.
The line of cars parked on northbound I-57 waited patiently as emergency crews worked to clean up and piece together two crashes that led to pileups. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
Bridges carrying both north and southbound lanes of I-57 over the riverwill be replaced by December 2015.
The jack-knifed truck was first reported about 2:25 a.m. near Wentworth Avenue.
Illinois State Troopers will be using a mobile speed camera van on I-57 on Tuesday to enforce work zone speed limits.
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.
The two men were inside a white Chevy Tahoe with flashing lights in the grill when they pulled over a motorist about 12:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-57 at Lincoln Highway.
Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.
The vehicle slowed down after the driver saw the trooper, but the radar had already caught him going more than double the speed limit.
A person was killed and another person was ejected after a sports-utility vehicle crashed while traveling west on U.S. Route 30 toward northbound lanes on I-57 in south suburban Matteson Wednesday night, according to Illinois State Police.
We’ve all been there: rolling down the expressway when a group of motorcycles speed past, darting between cars.
A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.
At least one person was hurt in a rollover crash on Interstate 57 Wednesday evening.
An Illinois State Trooper found himself in an unusual situation this morning along Interstate 57 in the southern suburbs
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says a crash that killed two south suburban teenagers in the early hours of New Years day should never have occurred.
All lanes on Interstate 57 were back open in time for the morning rush Monday, after a crash left five people injured overnight.
Northbound Interstate 57 was turned into a virtual parking lot Thursday morning, as crews attended to a four-car pileup in a construction zone near the Tri-State Tollway.