A person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash involving a semi-truck on the Kennedy Expressway near the Loop early Wednesday, shutting down most of the inbound side of the expressway.
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.
The man, described only as an adult, was driving northbound on the Kennedy (I-90/94) near Belmont about 11 p.m. when his vehicle struck a light pole, then rolled over, Illinois State Police said.
A man died when he fell off his motorcycle early Saturday on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side, police said.
A man drove onto a Kennedy Expressway entrance ramp after he was shot in the neck in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.
Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange — now one of the nation’s worst bottlenecks — will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge.
One person was injured in a rollover crash involving an SUV and a truck early Wednesday on the Kennedy Expressway in the Logan Square neighborhood.
A man was killed in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway downtown Friday afternoon.
Illinois State Police say a trooper had to go to a hospital early Sunday morning after he was struck in the face by a driver stopped for suspicion of DUI.
A taxi cab was just one of several vehicles that crashed into the median, or into each other, due to invisible slick spots while trying to get to the Kennedy late Thursday night or early Friday.
State officials on Friday tried to deflect blame for a major traffic jam on the inbound Kennedy Expressway, while apologizing to commuters for any inconvenience when two lanes were shut down to clean graffiti from a highway sign at Division Street.
About 2:05 a.m., a car driving the wrong way on the West Ohio Street ramp collided with another vehicle in the southbound lanes, Illinois State Police said.
All lanes on the northbound Kennedy Expressway have reopened on the Near West Side after a load of bricks spilled from a semi and scattered across two lanes early Thursday.
A wrong-way driver on the Kennedy Expressway caused a head-on crash that hurt four people early Sunday.
Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.
All lanes of northbound Kennedy Expressway, except one, were shut down for more than two hours early Tuesday, after a semi-trailer truck jackknifed and began leaking diesel fuel.
Illinois State Police surprised a lot of people on the Kennedy Expressway on Friday morning, as they conducted a distracted driving detail to catch people texting or talking on cell phones while they were behind the wheel.
CHICAGO (STMW) — The reversible lanes on the Kennedy Expressway will be closed from Friday night through Monday morning as part of the Ohio Street Bridge project. The reversible lanes will close at 10 p.m. […]