A truck driver has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with a crash last year on I-88 that killed a tollway worker and injured a state trooper.
Renato Velasquez had allegedly been working 27 hours straight prior to the chain-reaction crash.
The trucker standing trial for the fiery I-88 accident 13 months ago that left a Tollway worker dead and a state trooper critically injured will not take the witness stand.
An Illinois State Police trooper injured in a fiery crash one year ago was pressing DuPage County prosecutors to file more serious criminal charges against the trucker who allegedly caused the wreck.
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.
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.
Should all truck drivers have to obey the same hourly limits? Including snow plow drivers? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a look in this Original Report.
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.