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. […]
About 11:35 p.m., a woman ran out onto the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) at Addison Street and was struck by a FedEx truck.
Lanes on the Kennedy Expressway are opening up again as work is ahead of schedule for the second weekend of construction.
For the second weekend in a row, motorists were being advised to avoid the Kennedy Expressway near downtown, as crews complete demolition of the Ohio/Ontario bridge.
Call it carmageddon, or whatever you want, but one thing is certain: the Kennedy Expressway will be a nightmare for motorists driving near to and from downtown this weekend.
If you drive on the Kennedy, you’d be well-advised to avoid the downtown stretch of the expressway the next few weekends, as the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps will be taken out of commission for a major construction project.
Manuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.
The first detour, starting in two weeks, will take inbound Kennedy traffic off at Ohio across a two-lane, 15 mph road and back onto the expressway. Simply put, it’ll be a wide-reaching jam-up during three weekends in June. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.
The motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.
All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.