A wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.
A driver was killed early Monday, when he crashed on Lake Shore Drive, while driving the wrong way. Police said they suspect alcohol might have been a factor when a 26-year-old man drove his Nissan Sentra south in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive, and hit two other cars near 40th Street around 2:40 a.m.
A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
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.
About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.
About 2:05 a.m., the female was traveling south on I-94 when she crashed her vehicle and, having gotten turned around, began driving north in the southbound lanes between Willow and Old Orchard roads.
A wrong-way driver who collided with a semi early Thursday on the Chicago Skyway is facing DUI charges.
Five people were injured early Sunday when a vehicle traveling the wrong way struck a taxi and an ambulance in the Streeterville neighborhood.
Illinois State Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in two incidents of wrong-way driving on Chicago expressways overnight.
Police said 20-year-old Miguel Rico was drunk when he drove a Dodge minivan west in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower on Saturday, crashing into a car, and killing two women.
A Hobart, Ind., man was killed early Friday morning when he drove the wrong way on the Borman Expressway – right into the path of a semi.
A motorist on his way to his job at the Chicago Tribune was killed early Monday when a wrong-way driver collided with his vehicle on the Bishop Ford Freeway.
An Illinois state maintenance worker is credited with stopping a wrong-way driver on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.
The outbound Kennedy Expressway was shut down at Division Street early Wednesday, following a pin-in accident involving a wrong-way driver.
In a headline that is becoming all too familiar, three people are hurt – one critically – after a wrong-way driver slammed into multiple vehicles, this time on Lake Shore Drive.
The sole survivor of a head-on, wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 is now recovering from surgery to repair his broken left arm.
Alcohol was suspected to be a factor in a fiery wreck that left four people dead early Monday, after a wrong-way driver crashed into another car on Interstate 80 in Hazel Crest.
Two people were left in critical condition early Friday when a wrong-way driver smashed into a car on the ramp from the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive.
A wrong-way driver was arrested early Monday morning after nearly hitting a state trooper making a traffic stop on the Kennedy Expressway.
The 24-year-old Glenview man charged with driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway while drunk earlier this week apologized Friday for putting other motorists in jeopardy.