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Semi Trailer Truck

A semi-trailer truck caught fire after crashing on the Kennedy Expressway near Division Street. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Crashes On Inbound Kennedy, Catches Fire

All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.

05/28/2014

Jaroslaw Mietus (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal Crash On I-80

A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.

01/24/2014

Ambulance

Semi Overturned, 1 Hurt In Crash On I-294 In Alsip

One person suffered minor injuries and three lanes were closed for nearly 30 minutes during the morning rush Friday after three semi trucks were involved in a crash on the Tristate Tollway in south suburban Alsip.

01/17/2014

This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Metra Service To Bartlett Back To Normal After Monday Crash

Metra officials said Tuesday morning that they expect “normal” service on the Milwaukee District West Line following a Monday afternoon crash betweeen a train and semi truck that injured two near northwest suburban Bartlett.

10/22/2013

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Jackknifed Semi Blocks Lanes On Bishop Ford Freeway

The accident, which occurred about 5:15 a.m., blocked one southbound and two northbound lanes, according to Illinois State Police.

06/18/2013

Ambulance

Trucker Killed In Rollover Crash In Hickory Hills

The 1998 Truck Tractor semi truck was traveling on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) when it attempted to exit at 95th Street but rolled over on the southbound ramp.

04/10/2013

File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Elk Grove Village

A man was hit and killed by a semi truck just south of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village Friday night.

11/03/2012

A 34-year-old woman was allegedly driving drunk on her birthday when she rear-ended a semi trailer truck on I-80 near Gary, Ind., on Oct. 27, 2012. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Semi On I-80 On Her 34th Birthday

A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.

10/27/2012

I-80 Crash

Semi Slams Into SUV In Crash That Shuts Down I-80

A newspaper delivery woman was hurt after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the sport-utility vehicle she was driving southwest of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

I-80/94

Wrong-Way Driver Killed After Plowing Into Semi On I-80/94

A Hobart, Ind., man was killed early Friday morning when he drove the wrong way on the Borman Expressway – right into the path of a semi.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Addison Semi Accident

Semi-Trailer Truck Flips Over In Addison, Shuts Down Ramp To I-355

A semi-trailer truck flipped over Wednesday morning in Addison, shutting down a busy entrance ramp to northbound I-355.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Ambulance

2 Hurt When Van, Postal Truck Crash In Schiller Park

Two people were hospitalized Friday morning in an accident involving a postal truck and a van in Schiller Park.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Geneva Fatal Motorcycle Accident

1 Dead In Accident Involving Motorcycle, Semi In Geneva

One person is dead following a motorcycle accident involving a semi-trailer truck in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

I-55 Crash

Crash Involving Car, Semi Snags I-55

Interstate 55 was snagged as the morning rush began Monday, after a predawn crash left a semi-trailer truck on its side and a car demolished.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Harlem Avenue Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Truck Into Building

Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Tri-State Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Catches Fire On Tri-State

A driver was injured, and the Tri-State Tollway was snagged, when a car slammed into the back of a truck, careened into a wall, and caught fire.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Kendall County Crash Vigil

Neighbors Mourn 3 Teens Killed In Kendall County Crash

Neighbors paid a tribute Wednesday night to the three teenagers who died when a truck struck their car Monday near Oswego.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Semi-Trailer Truck Crash

Truck Driver Killed When Semi Smashes Car, Slams Into House

A semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

I-80 Truck Fire

Truck Fire Snags I-80 In New Lenox

A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

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