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An SUV crashed into the back of an Illinois Department of Transportation Truck that was stopped on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

SUV Crashes Into IDOT Truck On Kennedy Expressway

The IDOT worker was getting into the truck about 11 p.m. after helping a motorist fix a flat tire on the southbound shoulder of the Kennedy near Addison Street when a 22-year-old man driving an SUV slammed into the back of the truck.

02/03/2014

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Strikes Truck on NW Side

Inbound Union Pacific/Northwest Line no. 630 struck a truck that was backing into a lumber yard in the 6900 block of North Northwest Highway about 8:20 a.m.

01/03/2014

Six children who were on this school bus were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a semi tractor trailer truck collided with the bus on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Hits School Bus In Stickney

Six elementary-age children were taken to a hospital as a precaution, after a semi-tractor trailer truck hit a school bus in southwest suburban Stickney on Friday.

11/22/2013

A semi-trailer truck driving on Interstate 80 in Joliet hit the Center Street overpass after leaving the road early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News)

Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 Overpass

The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.

11/14/2013

This truck rear-ended a vehicle on the Stevenson Expressway, near where it merges with the Dan Ryan Expressway, on Oct. 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

8 Injured In Crash On Stevenson Expressway

A semi-truck rear-ended a vehicle near where the northbound Stevenson merges with the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway about 11:30 p.m.

10/21/2013

A car-carrying semi-trailer truck crashed on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Oct. 20, 2013, jumping a barrier wall, and landing on the Red Line tracks near 69th Street. (Credit: NVP Video)

Semi-Truck Jumps Wall On Dan Ryan, Lands On Red Line Tracks

A car-carrying semi-truck jumped the concrete wall separating the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line Sunday night, landing on the newly repaired tracks and damaging the third rail.

10/21/2013

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Elgin Police Seek Driver In Hit-And-Run Who Seriously Injured Pedestrian

The 33-year-old Elgin man was hit by the pickup truck at 6:53 p.m., while walking with his family across National Street at a bike path crosswalk near the Fox River Bridge.

10/14/2013

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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

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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Truck Noise Complaint Leads To Cocaine Charge

A man revving his pickup truck’s engine in his own driveway was arrested Wednesday in northwest suburban Elgin after a neighbor complained about the noise, and responding police found cocaine in the truck’s cup rest.

02/16/2013

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Man On Dan Ryan Struck, Killed By Truck

A semi truck fatally struck a man on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Tuesday morning, Illinois State Police said.

06/19/2012

Truck Rips Down Highway Sign

Truck Rips Down Overhead Sign On I-80/94

Eastbound I-80/94 in Northwest Indiana was shut down for some time early Wednesday, after a semi-trailer truck ripped down an overhead sign on the expressway.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Four Injured When Car Collides With Fire Truck

Four people were seriously injured in a crash on the West Side Tuesday involving a Chicago Fire Department truck.

11/29/2011

Waukegan police want to track down this truck, which is believed to have struck a 73-year-old woman Thursday evening; she later died. (CBS)

Surveillance Images Show Truck That Killed Waukegan Woman: Police

Waukegan police are looking for a truck captured in surveillance images that is believed to have fatally struck a 73-year-old woman Thursday evening.

10/14/2011

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Passenger Dies After Falling Out Truck On I-94

A passenger in a semi truck died of “massive head injuries” after falling out of the vehicle on I-94 in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.

09/21/2011

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Truck Gets Caught Under Live Power Line On Armitage Avenue

Busy and fashionable Armitage Avenue was struck with a dangerous sight Wednesday morning, when a live power line fell on a truck and left it trapped inside.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

An Amtrak train originating in Chicago collided with a truck in Nevada June 24, killing the driver and five people aboard the train. (Robert Hill/CNN)

Attendant Faults Amtrak In Latest Suit Over Fatal Nev. Accident

Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.

07/04/2011

Firefighters look at the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger car Friday June 24, 2011 near US 95 north of Fallon, Nev. The west-bound train was struck by a semi-truck and burst into flames. The driver and a passenger of the truck were killed. Injured train passengers were taken to local hospitals but officials must let the wreck cool off before they continue their search. (AP Photo/Liz Margerum)

3 More Victims ID’d In Amtrak Crash

Authorities on Monday released the names of three more victims in last week’s fiery collision between a gravel truck and an Amtrak train in Nevada, and five passengers were still unaccounted for.

06/27/2011

A Metra train struck this truck on Friday in Mt. Prospect. (CBS)

Truck Driver Killed, Several Hurt In Metra Train Crash

A Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

$27M Of Cannabis Found In Moving Truck In Franklin Park

Authorities found three tons of cannabis — worth more than $27 million — in a moving truck in west suburban Franklin Park Friday morning.

04/09/2011

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