Semi Loses Rear Trailer, Keeps Driving: Ind. PoliceA trucker on the Borman Expressway in Gary, Ind. lost one of his trailers but didn't realize it for more than seven miles.
Police: Body Found In Semi-Trailer In Back Of The YardsDetectives are investigating after a badly decomposed body was found Wednesday morning in a semi-trailer in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
Semi Strikes NW Indiana Overpass After Driver Forgets To Lower TrailerA semi hit a bridge overpass late Thursday in northwest Indiana after the driver forgot to lower its trailer, causing extensive closures overnight on I-94.
Amtrak Train Hits Truck In JolietAn Amtrak train bound for St. Louis had to be towed back to Chicago on Friday, after hitting a semi-trailer truck in southwest suburban Joliet.
5 Killed In Chain-Reaction Crash On Interstate 65 Near LafayetteFive people, including a truck driver from north suburban Lake Zurich, were killed overnight, when a tanker truck caused a chain reaction crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, Indiana.
Six Hospitalized After Trucker Falls Asleep, Crashes Into 13 Cars On StevensonThe crash happened around 3:40 a.m., when an Illinois State Police trooper was conducing nightly lane closures for road construction work in the northbound lanes near 1st Avenue in southwest suburban Summit. Thirteen vehicles were stopped on the Stevenson, when a truck plowed into them.
Police: 12-Year-Old Girl Killed In Semi Rollover In Pingree GrovePolice said Dior Turner, of South Bend, Indiana, was driving a semi-trailer truck west on U.S. Route 20, when it left the road at Reinking Road, and rolled on its side around 5:15 a.m.
Family Sues Driver, Trucking Company Over Accident That Killed Mom, 2 KidsElizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, was walking hand-in-hand with her two children – 9-year-old Elizabeth and 4-year-old Dylan – in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue on Friday, when a truck making a left turn hit all three of them.
Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits PillarThe driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.
Eisenhower Lanes Reopen After Beer Truck CrashThe crash, which involved the beer truck and a passenger vehicle, occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the inbound lanes of Interstate 290 near Harlem Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.
Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Noble SquareA truck driver who had just been involved in a minor crash with a minivan was standing outside his own truck to take pictures of the damage caused by the crash when he was run over by another truck
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.

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