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.
About 4 p.m., the driver — identified by police as 31-year-old David Zenteno of Des Moines, Iowa — was traveling west on I-80 when his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes and struck two other vehicles near the Briggs Street exit, Illinois State Police said.
About 11:25 a.m., Michael B. McCoy was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet pickup truck that crossed from the westbound lanes of the highway into oncoming traffic near the Chicago Street exit, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner’s office.
A male under the age of 21 was charged with DUI early Monday after the SUV he was driving collided with a rental truck on I-80, injuring one woman in southwest suburban Mokena.
The semi rolled over about 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 80 at Interstate 57, Illinois State Police said.
A jackknifed semi has closed the ramp leading from Interstate 65 to Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana for more than two hours Wednesday morning.
Investigators have found a 6-day-old infant, who disappeared from a home in southern Wisconsin, alive along an interstate in Iowa.
A semi carrying more than 30,000 pounds of batteries rolled over on a ramp off southbound Interstate 294 in south suburban Thornton.
A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.
A fatal crash involving two pickups and a semi truck shut down the westbound lanes of I-80 for more than five hours in southwest suburban Minooka on Thursday morning.
The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.
A man and a woman, riding together on a speeding motorcycle, were killed Monday when their motorcycle slammed into the back of a semi truck on Interstate 80 near Mokena.
Trooper Danny Avitia was about two miles away when a call came in about a mother whose 2-year-old girl was having a medical emergency. The mother had pulled over to the side of Interstate 80 near Lake Station after noticing her daughter was unresponsive in her car seat.
A runaway horse named Geraldo snarled busy traffic along Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana during rush hour and escaped unscathed.
A semi was traveling on the ramp from Houbolt Road to westbound I-80 when, for unknown reasons, it was struck by a semi traveling west on I-80.
Illinois State Police are still investigating the causes of the accidents that sent three people — including a Cook County sheriff’s deputy — to Silver Cross Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A 23-year-old Hammond man was killed early Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on the southbound ramp from Interstate 80 to Cline Avenue.
A newspaper delivery woman was hurt after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the sport-utility vehicle she was driving southwest of Chicago.
Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.
Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.