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Francisco Espinal-Quiroz (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Trucker In Fatal I-55 Wreck Is Blind In One Eye

An Indiana truck driver has been indicted on reckless homicide charges, in connection to a July crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people. Prosecutors said the crash was partly the result of the trucker being blind in his right eye.

08/28/2014

The scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 55 near Channahon. (Credit: Brad Edwards)

Fifth Person Dies After I-55 Truck Crash

An Urbana man who died Wednesday evening is the fifth person killed in a semi-truck involved crash on Interstate 55 last month that left three other people injured.

08/07/2014

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Trucker Accused Of Speeding, Driving 12 Hours Before Deadly I-55 Wreck

Prosecutors said Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was driving at least 15 mph faster than the posted construction zone speed limit at the time of the crash, and there was no evidence that he applied the brakes before the crash, although it was not clear if he fell asleep at the wheel.

07/22/2014

Ulrike Blopleh (left) and Vicky Palacios were among four people killed in a crash on I-55 on Monday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 Crash

A woman described by friends and family as a “supermom,” and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55.

07/22/2014

The scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 55 near Channahon. (Credit: Brad Edwards)

Trucker Charged In Connection With I-55 Crashes That Killed 5

A 51-year-old truck driver has been charged with speeding just before a deadly crash on I-55 near Channahon on Monday; one of two wrecks that killed five people.

07/21/2014