Kennedy Expressway

Kennedy Expressway Accident

SUV Hits Wall, Snags Inbound Kennedy

A sport-utility vehicle went out of control and slammed into a side wall on the inbound Kennedy Expressway early Tuesday, leaving the driver slightly injured and causing a massive traffic jam approaching downtown.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Fullerton Avenue Crash

Crash Knocks Down Stoplight Pole, Shuts Down Eastbound Fullerton Avenue

Eastbound Fullerton Avenue was blocked early Monday at the Kennedy Expressway, after a crash took down a traffic light pole.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

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Three Critically Injured In Kennedy Crash

Three people were critically injured early Saturday when a car rolled over on the Irving Park Road ramp of the Kennedy Expressway (I-94).


Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Nearly Hits State Trooper

A wrong-way driver was arrested early Monday morning after nearly hitting a state trooper making a traffic stop on the Kennedy Expressway.


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

1 Hospitalized In Crash On Kennedy

One person was hospitalized early Tuesday after a crash on the Kennedy Expressway.


Kennedy Expressway Accident

Multi-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Outbound Kennedy

A multi-vehicle pileup early Tuesday shut down the inbound Kennedy Expressway, causing a major headache for early-morning commuters.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

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Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect

A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.



Four Kids, One Adult Injured In Kennedy Rollover

Five people – four of them minors – were seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday morning on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side.


A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Blue Line Train Hits, Kills Deer In Middle Of Kennedy Expressway

A deer found its way onto the CTA rail tracks in the middle of the Kennedy Expressway early Wednesday, only to be struck and killed by a train.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Kennedy Expressway Accident

Multi-Vehicle Crash Ties Up Outbound Kennedy

A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic for miles on the outbound Kennedy Expressway as the morning rush began Thursday.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Save The Dome

Church Near Kennedy Expressway Seeks Funds To ‘Save The Dome’

A giant banner hanging from the columns of a church just west of the Kennedy Expressway, near Armitage Avenue, proclaims “Save the Dome.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/05/2011

Several immigrant rights activists sat down on the Washington Boulevard entrance ramp to the Kennedy Expressway on Aug. 17, 2011, as part of a protest of the federal government's Secure Communities Task Force program. (Credit: CBS)

Immigrant Rights Activists Block Traffic To Protest Deportations

What started out as a Homeland Security hearing turned into a protest in the streets on Wednesday.


I-294 Ramp

Project Shuts Down Ramp From I-294 To I-90

It’s a little harder to get from the Tri-State Tollway to the Kennedy Expressway now, as the ramp leading to Interstate 90 is closed for a reconstruction project.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Fox River, Elgin

Endless Rain Brings Flooding To Many Areas

Sure enough, another inch of rain fell on the already-wet Chicago area Monday night and Tuesday morning, and widespread flooding has been reported.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Kennedy Expressway Pileup

5-Vehicle Pileup Turns Kennedy Into Parking Lot

A five-vehicle pileup took out four lanes of the outbound Kennedy Expressway this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Kennedy Crash

Crash Stops Traffic On Kennedy, Leaves 1 Injured

A multi-vehicle crash this morning left one person injured and caused a major traffic jam on the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011


Car Crashes Onto Kennedy From Overpass

A vehicle crashed down from an overpass onto the Kennedy Expressway early Monday, after an accident that left one person with minor injuries.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Accidents Plague Roadways Over Weekend

Illinois State Police are investigating after a nine-car pileup on the Dan Ryan, sent six people to the hospital – just one of many accidents in the city over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011


6, Including 2 Children, Seriously Injured In Kennedy Crash

Six people — including two children — were critically injured in a multi-vehicle accident on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Saturday night.



3 Hurt In Kennedy Crash

Three people were hurt this morning in a crash on the outbound Kennedy Expressway, involving a truck and a charter bus.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011