Traffic Fatality

An IDOT message board displays the number of people killed in car crashes in Illinois in 2012. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

IDOT To Continue Displaying Traffic Fatality Figures On Highway Signs

There were 957 people killed on Illinois roads last year and, if you drive Illinois expressways and tollways, no doubt you’ve noticed the traffic fatality counts climbing since the summer on IDOT message boards.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Woman Killed After Car Breaks Down On Tollway

A Northwest Side woman died about an hour after her car broke down on the Jane Addams Tollway in live traffic and was rear-ended by another vehicle near northwest suburban Elk Grove Village.


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Semi T-Bones Car, Killing 1

Person in car dies in intersection collision near Sauk Village.