The IDOT worker was getting into the truck about 11 p.m. after helping a motorist fix a flat tire on the southbound shoulder of the Kennedy near Addison Street when a 22-year-old man driving an SUV slammed into the back of the truck.
The crash was likely caused by the motorist driving too fast on icy road conditions, state police said.
Officers observed a white car traveling on the Kennedy Expressway near the outbound Ontario ramp shoot at a white truck about 3:45 a.m.
To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.
Four people were injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Sunday morning.
The outbound Kennedy Expressway was shut down for more than three hours Monday morning, after one person was killed and two others injured in a crash near the Cumberland Avenue exit.
A man died early Tuesday when he suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a median barrier on the Kennedy Expy.
Relief could be on the way for commuters frustrated by the consistent gridlock they face on the Circle Interchange just west of downtown.
A car chase that started in southwest suburban Burbank and ended in a crash in north suburban Niles injured two people Thursday night, police said.
Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.
A police sergeant returning home from work was seriously injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday morning, police said.
A woman is dead after the driver of a fast moving car lost control of her vehicle early Sunday.
Four people were injured — three critically — in an accident on the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday.
Some residents of the trendy Bucktown neighborhood want to see a homeless encampment taken down, but it appears that the law is on the side of the people living there. One resident said passersby need to stop “feeding the bears.”
The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.
Alcohol is being blamed in a weekend crash that killed a 23-year-old woman on the Kennedy Expressway.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a 3-car crash on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday morning that led to the death of a 23-year-old woman.
A man died late Saturday after he was found unresponsive in a vehicle stranded on the Kennedy Expressway.
A driver hit a guardrail and died after losing control of his vehicle on the Kennedy Expressway overnight.
A biker was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle on the Eisenhower Expressway and landed on the Kennedy Expressway Tuesday night at the Circle Interchange in the South Loop, police said.