Purdy Brothers Trucking has 146 vehicles and 113 drivers, one of whom may have been driving with fatigue, according to one of the 10 car owners hit by the truck.
The line of cars parked on northbound I-57 waited patiently as emergency crews worked to clean up and piece together two crashes that led to pileups. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
The continued poor driving conditions around the area continue to raise questions about safety.
Among the questions: Why did a one- or two-truck crash escalate into a major pileup of 46 vehicles? Were people driving too fast for conditions? Were conditions simply too bad to drive at all? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Jeff Rennell of Ada, Mich. says more than a dozen first-responders worked tirelessly for three hours in bitter cold.
After seeing the tangled mess of cars and trucks on Interstate 94 on Thursday, many are saying it’s a miracle more people didn’t die.
The Chicago man who was killed in a huge pileup on I-94 in northwest Indiana on Thursday was headed to his lake house in La Porte at the time of the crash, and his sister said it was only by chance his wife wasn’t in the car with him.
A 10-vehicle pileup shut down Route 53 in Palatine early Tuesday.
Northbound Interstate 57 was turned into a virtual parking lot Thursday morning, as crews attended to a four-car pileup in a construction zone near the Tri-State Tollway.
Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.
A five-vehicle pileup took out four lanes of the outbound Kennedy Expressway this morning.