Trucker

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Prosecutors: Trucker Had Been Working 37 Hours Before Fatal Wreck

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.

01/29/2014

Ambulance

Trucker Killed In Rollover Crash In Hickory Hills

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.

04/10/2013

Donald Wells

City To Challenge Award To Family Of Trucker Who Slammed Into ‘L’ Escalator

City of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

A semi truck driver said a coughing fit led to him running a stop light and crashing into an SUV on U.S. Route 30 in northwest Indiana, killing the driver of the SUV. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Trucker Tells Police Coughing Led To Fatal Crash

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.

04/10/2012

Queenie

Volunteers Search For Dog That Escaped In Wood Dale

A dozen volunteers are scouring the northwest suburbs for an elusive dog who got away from her owner.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2011

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Trucker In Critical Condition After Rollover Accident On I-94

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.

10/14/2010