Reagan Memorial Tollway
An Illinois Tollway committee on Thursday recommended increasing speed limits on portions of the Tri-State, Reagan Memorial and Veterans Memorial tollways, but not to the 70 mph allowed under a new law.
An Illinois State Toll Highway Authority committee has recommended increasing speed limits on parts of three tollways.
The family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.
Illinois State Police said a car crashed into the back of a semi in the northbound lanes of the Tri-=State, just south of the Reagan Memorial Tollway. A second car crashed into the back of the first.
Ray Shishkoff was driving his wife, Elizabeth, to Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital after she went into labor, but had to pull over around 4 a.m., when it became clear she couldn’t wait.
A truck driver has pleaded not guilty to charges he falsified his logbook, after a crash that killed an IDOT worker and left a state trooper in a coma.
Prosecutors said a truck driver accused of causing a fiery crash that killed a tollway worker and critically injured a state trooper had been on the job more than a day-and-a-half, with less than four hours of sleep.
An Illinois Tollway maintenance worker was killed, and an Illinois State Police trooper was injured when a semi-tractor trailer crashed into their vehicles on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora.
A woman was killed Tuesday night, when a semi and an SUV collided on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora, shutting down the westbound lanes of the tollway for more than five hours.
A DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Sunday morning when a woman suspected of driving drunk stuck his police car while he was changing a tire on the shoulder of the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88).