Driver Charged With DUI After Crashing Into 2 CPD Squad Cars On Dan Ryan ExpresswayA Chicago man is charged with driving under the influence, and violating Scott's Law, after crashing into two Chicago Police squad cars that had stopped to respond to an unrelated collision on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Saturday morning.
Illinois State Police Trooper Injured When Car Fails To Move Over, Slams Into Stopped Squad CarThe driver of the Nissan, 50-year-old Willie Burr, of Broadview, was cited for driving too fast for conditions, and for violating Scott's Law.
Officer Describes Close Call On The Road: 'If I Had Been Standing There, I Wouldn't Be Standing Here Today'If he'd been outside his patrol car then, he wouldn't be here today.
Elmhurst Police Squad Car Rear-Ended During Traffic StopAn Elmhurst police squad car was rear-ended early Wednesday while conducting a traffic stop.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Lake County Sheriff's Squad Car At Scene Of Fatal Traffic AccidentA man has been arrested on aggravated DUI and other felony charges, after slamming into a Lake County Sheriff's squad car that was blocking traffic after an earlier crash on Monday near nort suburban Volo, injuring a deputy who was standing next to the cruiser.
Driver Accused Of Striking IDOT Worker Could Face Tougher Penalties If Convicted Under New LawAn Illinois Department of Transportation worker was helping out a driver on the Eisenhower Expressway recently, when Illinois State Police said a drunken driver sent him to the hospital.
Crackdown, New Enforcement Methods Coming For 'Move Over' Law On Illinois RoadsFirst responders are getting hit and killed because drivers keep breaking the law – and the director of Illinois State Police has had it.
Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils Proposal To Strengthen The 'Move Over Law'Governor JB Pritzker and state lawmakers unveiled a proposal to strengthen Scott's Law, also known as "The Move Over Law."
Governor, Lawmakers Plan To Crack Down On Scott's Law ViolatorsAmid a disturbing spike in the number of drivers ignoring the law requiring them to slow down and move over for emergency vehicles, Gov. JB Pritzker and Illinois state lawmakers plan to unveil new legislation to strengthen the state’s move over law, also known as Scott’s Law.
Scott's Law: Lake County Sheriff's Video Shows Drivers How To Approach Emergency Vehicles Stopped On The Side Of The RoadA new video highlights the dangers of drivers not following Scott’s Law in Illinois, after 16 state troopers have been struck by motorists who failed to slow down or move over for squad cars that had stopped on highways with their emergency lights flashing.
Driver Who Fatally Struck ISP Trooper Brooke Jones-Story Facing Scott's Law ChargesTollway signs across the area were changed Thursday night in honor of fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story, who was fatally struck while inspecting a commercial motor vehicle on U.S. Route 20 westbound when a semi-trailer hit her squad car and the truck she was inspecting.
Illinois State Police Trooper, Squad Car Struck; 14th Crash This Year Involving State Police VehicleA disturbing trend on Illinois highways has state police reminding drivers to pay attention, slow down, and give troopers room when they see an emergency vehicle stopped with its flashing lights on, after another state police squad car was struck Wednesday night.
Close Call After Close Call As Drivers Fail To Yield To Roadside WorkersRoadside workers are getting hit, even killed. But CBS 2's Tara Molina found Illinois drivers still aren't taking notice, even with a law in place to protect the people at risk.
Wisconsin Man Indicted For Causing Illinois Trooper's DeathA Wisconsin man has been indicted for allegedly causing the death of an Illinois state trooper who was helping victims in a multiple-vehicle highway crash.
Driver Hits Illinois State Police Squad Car, Injuring Trooper Assisting MotoristAn Illinois State trooper sustained non-life threatening injuries Tuesday morning when his vehicle was struck by a passing car, police said.