Illinois State Police said a 2004 Dodge Stratus driving the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 crashed head-on into 1998 Acura coupe just south of the Veterans Memorial Tollway (Interstate 355) interchange around 3 a.m.
The 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.
Three people suffered minor injuries early Friday, when someone in another vehicle shot up their car on the Dan Ryan Expressway, the 19th shooting so far this year on Chicago area expressways, matching last year’s total for the entire year.
A multimillion dollar reconstruction project of a ramp linking the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive is about to make navigating through the area a bit trickier.
Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.
An SUV, a capped pickup truck, and a car collided about 5:45 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-55 near Throop Street, according to Illinois State Police.
All the long-term traffic restrictions for the next phase of a $475 million reconstruction project have gone into effect, as crews begin 16 months of work on a new flyover connecting the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the westbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange — now one of the nation’s worst bottlenecks — will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge.
A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.
One person is recovering after being shot on the Stevenson Expressway. It happened around 9:30 near the Central Avenue ramp Saturday night.
Southbound lanes of I-55 were shut down for several hours Tuesday evening near west suburban Burr Ridge when a semi truck spilled a hazardous material on the expressway.
The bridge deck repairs on the Stevenson Expressway 1-55 (Stevenson Expressway) from I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to US 41 (Lake Shore Drive) will resume Monday, July 21 through next week Monday, July 28.
A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
A three-vehicle crash closed inbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour Friday, just in time for the morning rush.
Illinois State Police said the bus was driving on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Stevenson, when it crashed with two other vehicles near Harlem Avenue.
A semi-truck rear-ended a vehicle near where the northbound Stevenson merges with the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway about 11:30 p.m.
The crash happened about 6:45 a.m. when traffic came to a stop in a construction zone on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Bluff Road, causing a chain-reaction crash involving three semis and four other vehicles.
You might think a man who lives in North Carolina putting up a billboard in Chicago looking for dates is a desperate move, but Gordon Engle doesn’t think so.
Both drivers involved in a crash early Saturday morning on the Stevenson Expressway have been charged with DUI.
Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.