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Wrong Way Crash

Crews tow a semi that was struck by the minivan of a wrong-way driver early Tuesday on the Kennedy Expressway. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Charged With DUI In Wrong-Way Kennedy Crash With Semi

The man drove south onto the northbound exit at North Avenue about 12:30 a.m. and went about 25 yards before the minivan crashed head-on into a semi.

05/20/2014

Erik Johnson / Photo from Chicago Police Department

Driver In Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive Released On Bail

Erik Johnson, 23, allegedly was driving a 2014 Subaru SUV southbound in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Randolph Street when the vehicle struck a taxi head-on.

05/06/2014

Terrell Garrett, a North Chicago police officer, is pictured in this file image from the Lake County News Sun. (Sun-Times Media)

Former North Chicago Cop Gets 10 years For Fatal Wrong-Way DUI Crash

Prosecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.

04/25/2014

A wrong-way driver crashed her vehicle into a semi truck on the Chicago Skyway early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News video)

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Semi On Skyway

A wrong-way driver collided with a semi early Thursday on the Chicago Skyway (I-90), spilling diesel fuel and closing all southbound lanes for more than an hour on the South Side.

03/13/2014

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Wrong-Way Driver Dies After Causing Five-Vehicle Crash

The crash happened about 12:15 p.m., when a 51-year-old man from Palatine was driving northwest in the southeast-bound lanes of Rand Road between Thomas and Dryden avenues, according to a statement from Arlington Heights police.

03/10/2014

Miguel Rico (Credit: Chicago Police)

Motorist Charged With DUI For Wrong-Way Ike Crash That Killed Two Women

Miguel Rico, 20, of the 2400 block of South Christiana Avenue, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence in a crash on the Eisenhower Expy. that left two women dead Saturday, said Illinois State Police Sgt. Mike Dolis.

09/08/2013

Fabian Torres, left; Joaquin Garcia (Facebook, family handout)

Families Protest Bond For Cop Accused Of Causing Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

Families and friends of two men allegedly killed by an off-duty police officer driving the wrong way held a protest and vigil Monday. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

03/18/2013

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Driver Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash ON Lake Shore Drive

A motorist driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive crashed into a vehicle, causing its driver to suffer injuries early Friday.

11/02/2012

Indiana Fatal Crash

2 Killed In Fiery Indiana Wrong-Way Crash; Driver’s Family Found Slain At Home

A wrong-way driver triggered a crash that left two people dead in Northwest Indiana overnight, and when police came to notify the family of that driver, his wife and two young children were all dead.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Eduardo Rodriguez

Crash Survivor: Driver Screamed, ‘Are You Guys Ready To Die?’

The only survivor of the wrong-way crash early Monday on Interstate 80 says he knows he’s a lucky man – and he says one thing that sticks out in his mind are the words of the car’s driver.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Police sources say William Howe is the driver who was behind the wheel of a Porsche convertible that sped the wrong way along Interstate 88 on Aug. 6, 2011, killing a woman and her father. (Photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Sources: Porsche Driver In Fatal Crash Is Naperville Dentist

A Naperville dentist, allegedly behind the wheel of a luxury sports car that went the wrong way down the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway and killed two people, was already known in the DuPage County court system.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011