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.
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.
City of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago.
A semi truck driver told Indiana State Police that he was coughing so hard that he disobeyed a stoplight and slammed into a sport-utility vehicle — killing the driver — Tuesday afternoon in northwest Indiana.
A dozen volunteers are scouring the northwest suburbs for an elusive dog who got away from her owner.
Speeding is to blame for a semi-truck crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway that sent a truck driver to an area hospital in critical condition Thursday afternoon near south suburban South Holland.