Prosecutors said a truck driver accused of causing a fiery crash that killed a tollway worker and critically injured a state trooper had been on the job more than a day-and-a-half, with less than four hours of sleep.
What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.
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.
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.
A Canadian man was fatally shot Tuesday night during a robbery in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.
A semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.
An Indiana state trooper was lucky not to be seriously hurt on Christmas when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped her police car as she was helping a motorist on the Indiana Toll Road.
A group of armed men abducted a FedEx truck driver Monday night on the Northwest Side, stealing the employee’s wallet and several packages before dropping him and the truck off in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said.
A semi-truck driver is dead, and another is hospitalized, in a multi-vehicle pileup that snarled traffic in Highland Park as late as Thursday morning.
A city laborer lost control of a work truck and struck a toddler and several pedestrians –some of whom were models in a wedding photo shoot Saturday afternoon in the Gold Coast neighborhood.