Interstate 57

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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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


One Hurt In I-57 Rollover Crash

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


Expressway Traffic

Man Gets Into Fight With State Trooper After Being Caught Walking On I-57

An Illinois State Trooper found himself in an unusual situation this morning along Interstate 57 in the southern suburbs

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Secretary Of State: Driver In Deadly I-57 Crash Had No License

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.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

I-57 Crash

5 Injured In Crash On I-57

All lanes on Interstate 57 were back open in time for the morning rush Monday, after a crash left five people injured overnight.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011