Elizabeth 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.
An Illinois State Police trooper injured in a fiery crash one year ago was pressing DuPage County prosecutors to file more serious criminal charges against the trucker who allegedly caused the wreck.
The family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.
An Indiana trucker driving for UPS was killed and a Chicago trucker ticketed following a fatal three-truck crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana early Friday.
A 51-year-old truck driver has been charged with speeding just before a deadly crash on I-55 near Channahon on Monday; one of two wrecks that killed five people.
According to sources, the driver of the SUV might have fallen asleep at the wheel, and veered into the southbound lanes while headed north on Ashland Avenue.
A 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
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.