Tri-State Tollway

Destiny Horton (courtesy: Trice Horton)

Family Mourns Teen Girl Killed In Tri-State Accident

Destiny Horton’s happy last hours were spent with her cousin and other relatives at Great America. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/08/2015

A 14-year-old girl was killed when she hit by a semi-trailer truck, after she was ejected from an SUV when it hit a guardrail on the Tri-State Tollway. (Credit: Captured News)

Girl, 14, Killed In Crash On Tri-State Tollway

Three people were ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer on the Tri-State near Half Day Road around 10:30 p.m., when the SUV blew a tire, went out of control, and struck a guardrail, according to Illinois State Police. A 14-year-old girl who was thrown from the SUV was hit by a semi-trailer truck, and pronounced dead at the scene.

06/08/2015

Construction, generic sized image

Ramp Repairs Coming To Tri-State, Jane Addams Interchange Near O’Hare

The project is part of a $2.5 billion plan to widen and rebuild the Jane Addams (I-90), according to the Illinois Tollway.

04/29/2015

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South Suburbs

About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.

03/18/2015

Expressway Traffic

Tollway Committee OKs Plan To Increase Speed Limits, But Not To 70 MPH

An Illinois Tollway committee on Thursday recommended increasing speed limits on portions of the Tri-State, Reagan Memorial and Veterans Memorial tollways, but not to the 70 mph allowed under a new law.

03/16/2015

Expressway Traffic

Speed Limit Could Go To 60 On Tri-State, Reagan, And Veterans Tollways

An Illinois State Toll Highway Authority committee has recommended increasing speed limits on parts of three tollways.

03/12/2015

One man was killed in a crash involving two cars and a semi on the Tri-State Tollway early Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

One Dead In Tri-State Tollway Crash

Illinois State Police said a car crashed into the back of a semi in the northbound lanes of the Tri-=State, just south of the Reagan Memorial Tollway. A second car crashed into the back of the first.

11/04/2014

A new interchange in the south suburbs links I-57 and I-294 for the first time. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Interchange Linking I-57 And I-294 To Open Soon

Two Chicago area interstates that have crossed paths for years, but never before connected to each other, should finally link up at the end of the month when a new interchange opens in the south suburbs.

10/21/2014

One of the semi trucks involved in a crash on southbound I-294 near Kedzie Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Ejected From Car, Struck By Semi In Tri-State Crash

Illinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was hit by a semi-trailer truck.

08/21/2014

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

Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter (Credit: ISP)

Wisconsin Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed State Trooper

A truck driver from Wisconsin was set to appear in court on Wednesday to face felony charges in a fiery crash that killed Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter in March.

11/13/2013

Tollway

Six Injured In Tollway Rollover Crash

Three children were among six people injured in a rollover crash on the Tri-State Tollway in west suburban Northlake early Monday.

09/02/2013

At least 14 people were hurt in a crash involving a semi-trailer truck and four passenger vehicles on the Tri-State Tollway on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Several Vehicles In Accident In Gurnee

At least 16 people were injured in a major accident Friday morning on the Tri-State Tollway near Great America in Gurnee.

07/12/2013

A flatbed tow truck pinned a car against a concrete barrier wall in a crash on the Tri-State Tollway on July 5, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Tow Truck Hits Car On Tri-State Tollway

A man was injured early Friday when his car was hit by a flatbed tow truck, and pinned against a concrete barrier along I-294 near Alsip.

07/05/2013

A truck fire snarled traffic on the Tri State Tollway. (CBS)

Tri-State Shut Down Near Russell Road

A truck fire shut down the Tri-State tollway on Tuesday morning near the Wisconsin border.

04/30/2013

Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter (Credit: ISP)

Trucker Fell Asleep In Crash That Killed Trooper: Report

The truck driver involved in the fiery Tri-State Tollway crash last month that killed an Illinois State Police trooper allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel before the truck he was driving veered out of its lane, according to a report obtained by the Sun-Times.

04/26/2013

Ambulance

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

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

Illinois State Police personnel comfort each other at the visitation of James Sauter. (CBS)

Comrades Pay Respects To Fallen State Trooper

James Sauter died Thursday night when a semi-tractor-trailer truck slammed into his state police cruiser on the Tri-State Tollway.

04/01/2013

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

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