Interstate 57

Fire crews douse a car that caught fire after an I-80 crash early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Sheriff’s Officers Rescue Man From Fiery Crash On I-80

Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver of a four-door sedan was heading east on I-80, near the Interstate 57 junction, when he lost control of the vehicle. The driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a coyote, and crashed through a guardrail.

08/05/2015

Three people drove themselves to the hospital after someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Dan Ryan Attack Latest In Major Uptick In Expressway Shootings

Three people suffered minor injuries early Friday, when someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway, the 19th shooting so far this year on Chicago area expressways, matching last year’s total for the entire year.

06/12/2015

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Gunman Fires At Driver Along Interstate 57 On South Side

A gunman fired shots at a woman while she was driving early Monday on I-57 in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

06/01/2015

Crews work to remove a car that rolled over on I-57 near 107th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Injured In Rollover Crash On I-57

The driver lost control of the vehicle about 1 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 107th Street, Illinois State Police said. The driver’s age and gender were not immediately known.

12/01/2014

A new interchange in the south suburbs links I-57 and I-294 for the first time. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Interchange Linking I-57 And I-294 To Open Soon

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.

10/21/2014

A man was killed early Friday when he crashed into the back of a construction truck on the shoulder of Interstate 57 near 159th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Hobart Man Killed In I-57 Crash

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.

09/05/2014

I-57 Crash

University Park Woman Killed, 5 Kids Hurt In I-57 Crash

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.

08/12/2014

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Semi Rolls Over On Ramp From I-57 To I-80

The semi rolled over about 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 80 at Interstate 57, Illinois State Police said.

03/17/2014

A semi-tractor-trailer truck is among several vehicles snarled in a pileup on Interstate 57. (Courtesy: Gary A. Naese)

Fog Causes Multi-Vehicle Crashes On I-57

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.

02/20/2014

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Kankakee River Bridges To Be Rebuilt On I-57

Bridges carrying both north and southbound lanes of I-57 over the riverwill be replaced by December 2015.

12/27/2013

A semi-truck crashed and burst into flames on northbound Interstate 57 near Wentworth Avenue early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP Video)

Northbound I-57 Reopens After Fiery Truck Crash

The jack-knifed truck was first reported about 2:25 a.m. near Wentworth Avenue.

11/06/2013

Road Work

State Police Speed Cameras To Be Watching I-57 Work Zone

Illinois State Troopers will be using a mobile speed camera van on I-57 on Tuesday to enforce work zone speed limits.

09/03/2013

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds: Illinois Highways 5th Busiest In U.S.

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.

08/19/2013

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Fake Cops Steal Wallet From Driver On I-57

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.

08/08/2013

Eleven people, including nine children, were injured when this Chevy Suburban rolled over on Interstate 57. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured 9 Kids

Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.

08/02/2013

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‘Designated Driver’ Ticketed For Driving 135MPH On I-57

The vehicle slowed down after the driver saw the trooper, but the radar had already caught him going more than double the speed limit.

04/10/2013

A single car crash killed one person on Thursday on Interstate 57 near Matteson. (CBS).

One Person Dead, Another Hurt In I-57 Crash

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.

12/13/2012

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Cops Targeting ‘Rogue Rider’ Bikers On Local Highways

We’ve all been there: rolling down the expressway when a group of motorcycles speed past, darting between cars.

CBS 2–08/14/2012

I-57 Crash

No Charges For Driver Who Hit Boy On I-57

A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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One Hurt In I-57 Rollover Crash

At least one person was hurt in a rollover crash on Interstate 57 Wednesday evening.

06/13/2012

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