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A man and two of his children were killed when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on I-65, following an earlier crash involving a tanker truck that rolled over. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Three Dead In Crash On I-65 Near Roselawn, Ind.

A father and two of his children were killed overnight, when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana.

04/15/2014

A semi-trailer truck jackknifed and rolled over across all the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway at Grand Avenue early Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Rolls Over, Blocks Traffic On NB Tri-State

A semi-trailer truck rolled over on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, spilling its load of plastic beads, and snarling the morning commute early Monday.

03/10/2014

A semi-trailer truck driving on Interstate 80 in Joliet hit the Center Street overpass after leaving the road early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News)

Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 Overpass

The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.

11/14/2013

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

Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In Bartlett

Volodimyr Matkivski, 41, of Warminster, Pa., was cited for ignoring a posted sign warning motorists about the 22-foot clearance between the tracks and Bartlett Road.

10/24/2013

This truck rear-ended a vehicle on the Stevenson Expressway, near where it merges with the Dan Ryan Expressway, on Oct. 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

8 Injured In Crash On Stevenson Expressway

A semi-truck rear-ended a vehicle near where the northbound Stevenson merges with the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway about 11:30 p.m.

10/21/2013

A car-carrying semi-trailer truck crashed on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Oct. 20, 2013, jumping a barrier wall, and landing on the Red Line tracks near 69th Street. (Credit: NVP Video)

Semi-Truck Jumps Wall On Dan Ryan, Lands On Red Line Tracks

A car-carrying semi-truck jumped the concrete wall separating the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line Sunday night, landing on the newly repaired tracks and damaging the third rail.

10/21/2013

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Two Killed In Chain Reaction Crash On Tri-State

Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said, according to preliminary reports, a truck rear-ended a car on I-294 near Lake Street sometime between 5:45 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Thursday.

04/18/2013

Illinois State Trooper Killed In Tri-State Tollway Crash

State Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash On Tri-State Tollway

The trooper’s squad car was rear-ended by a semi-trailer truck around 11 p.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 near Willow Road.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Dan Ryan Crash

3 Truck Crashes In 9 Hours On Dan Ryan Expressway

Two trucks collided and jackknifed overnight, spilling fuel and a load of candy, in one of three accidents involving trucks on the expressway in a period of about nine hours.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

A semi truck hauling cattle crashed and flipped over on a ramp leading from I-80 to I-294 on May 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Than Dozen Cows Die In I-80 Semi Wreck

A south suburban interstate ramp was reopened Sunday night, eight hours after a semi truck hauling cattle overturned — leaving more than a dozen dead animals and others roaming the road.

05/23/2011