Family Sues Driver, Trucking Company Over Accident That Killed Mom, 2 KidsElizabeth 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.
Trooper, Supporters Call For Reckless Homicide Charges In Fatal Truck CrashesAn 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.
Injured Trooper's Family Seeks More Serious Charges Against TruckerThe 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.
One Trucker Killed, One Charged In Borman CrashAn 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.
Trucker Charged In Connection With I-55 Crashes That Killed 5A 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.
Trucker Rescues Driver Who Crashed Into His Rig In Blue IslandAccording 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.
Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Noble SquareA 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: Trucker Had Been Working 37 Hours Before Fatal WreckProsecutors 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.
Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames CabbiesWhat 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.
Wisconsin Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed State TrooperA 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.
Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In BartlettVolodimyr 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.
Canadian Man Killed In Englewood Shooting A Canadian man was fatally shot Tuesday night during a robbery in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.