Authorities responded to the crash on LaGrange Road, or Route 45, near 111th Street at 5:08 p.m., Cook County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. A 22-year-old man, identified as Giedrius Lisnicenka, was riding his motorcycle south on LaGrange when it hit the back of a stopped vehicle.
It might not be prime road construction weather yet, but spring and summer are primed to be full of roadwork projects throughout the Chicago area.
Illinois State Police are still investigating the causes of the accidents that sent three people — including a Cook County sheriff’s deputy — to Silver Cross Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Illinois Route 83 in Palos Park is closed from LaGrange Road to Southwest Highway because of a ruptured jet fuel line, and it may remain closed until Wednesday as major repairs are made, Palos Park Village Manager Rick Boehm said.
A nurse from southwest suburban Lockport was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle in unincorporated Palos Township.
A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.
Orland Park police are faulting the driver of a street sweeper for a deadly crash over the weekend.
A southwest suburban family is mourning three of its own, after they were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Orland Park this past weekend.
Barbecue may make your mouth water, but the owners of a LaGrange boutique say it’s raising such a stink that it’s prompting them to shut down.
A new study is out on the most congested expressways in the country and where the worst stretches of roads are.
A semi-trailer truck flipped over early Tuesday the busy ramp from the Stevenson Expressway to LaGrange Road.