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Traffic detoured after tanker overturns on Interstate 80 near Atkinson
illinois | Route 40 |
A driver was injured when the tanker truck he was operating overturned along Interstate 80 near Atkinson, Illinois.[...]
Oct 24, 2014 5:11pm | 5 views | source: Yahoo

Updated: Police say sleepy truck driver caused I-57 wreck
illinois | I-57 |
TUSCOLA - Police say a sleepy truck driver caused a three-vehicle crash in Douglas County early Friday that backed up traffic on an interstate for several hours. '? A release from the Illinois State Police at Pesotum said the crashes happened about 4[...]
Oct 24, 2014 5:01pm | 8 views | source: Yahoo

Driver cited after 2 semis crash on I-57 in Union Co.
illinois | I-57 |
Traffic on Interstate 57 in Union County was slowed after a crash between two semi trucks on Monday, Oct. 6.[...]
Oct 24, 2014 4:25pm | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Fatal truck accident
illinois |
Oct 24, 2014 07:36am | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Truck driver taken to hospital after rollover on Interstate ramp
I-57 |
CHAMPAIGN - A Texas truck driver was taken to an area hospital early Thursday afternoon after his semitrailer tractor truck rolled over on Champaign's west side. Illinois State Police said Francisco Zamora, 60, of Harlingen, Texas, was exiting Inters[...]
Oct 24, 2014 00:45am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Overturned tanker spills thousands of gallons of fuel, closes IL Rt. 4
illinois | Route 4 |
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) - A tanker truck overturned on southbound Route 4 just north of Marissa, Illinois, Sunday morning, shutting down that stretch of roadway. The crash happened at about 5:15 a.m. The driver suffered only minor injuries. Emerg[...]
Oct 23, 2014 11:20pm | 7 views | source: Yahoo

One Killed, One Injured in Clark County Crash Thursday Morning - Effingham's News Leader
illinois | I-70 |
Effingham's News LeaderThe crash occurred at 2:58am on Eastbound I-70 at the Casey interchange. State police say the rig drifted off the roadway to the right onto the shoulder and struck a bridge support carrying the bridge for Illinois Route 49[...]
Oct 23, 2014 8:04pm | 162 views | source: Yahoo

North America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs. - WTHI
kansas | I-70 |
WTHIOne dead in Interstate 70 accident in Illinois. Updated: 8 mins ago. Emergency responders are working a serious accident on Interstate 70 eastbound in Casey. Police say a vehicle struck the bridge over I-70.[...]
Oct 23, 2014 1:30pm | 29 views | source: Yahoo

One dead in Interstate 70 accident in Illinois - WTHI
illinois | I-70 |
WTHICASEY, IL (WTHI) - Emergency responders are working a serious accident on Interstate 70 eastbound in Casey, IL. Police say a vehicle struck the bridge over I-70. The Clark County Coroner has confirmed to News 10 that one person died in that accid[...]
Oct 23, 2014 10:49am | 107 views | source: Yahoo

Motorcycle driver killed in Jackson County crash on I-65 - WTHR
I-65 |
WTHRAn Illinois man died in a crash on I-65 southbound in Jackson County on Wednesday. Indiana State Police say a 58-year-old motorcycle driver was southbound on I-65 north of Seymour when he struck the rear of a semi tractor trailer which had stoppe[...]
Oct 22, 2014 8:54pm | 18 views | source: Yahoo

Police say 1 dead after pick-up truck crashes into pond
illinois |
'?With the help of a crane on land, crews were able to pull the submerged truck from the water. The windows were up and the chief said there is no indication the man behind the driver's wheel tried to get out.'?[...]
Oct 22, 2014 4:07pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Man dies months after motorcycle hit by vehicle on Northwest Side
illinois |
A Northwest Side man has died months after he was injured when the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a vehicle making an illegal U-turn in Logan Square, authorities said.[...]
Oct 22, 2014 4:02pm | 8 views | source: Yahoo

Motorcyclist dies in accident in Jackson County
Seymour | indiana |
JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. (Oct. 22, 2014)- A two-vehicle crash on I-65 north of Seymour claimed the life of a motorcyclist Wednesday morning. According to Indiana State Police, a gold 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by a 58 year-old white male of P[...]
Oct 22, 2014 2:15pm | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Sheriff: Horse Dies, Person Hurt in Illinois Crash - CBS Local
illinois | -83 |
CBS LocalThe (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Douglas County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Peter Buckley said Tuesday the accident happened Friday near Arthur. Buckley says a GMC truck swerved and it a Jeep, and one of the vehicles hit the horse-drawn buggy[...]
Oct 22, 2014 1:21pm | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Two killed in crash, southbound Bishop Ford shut down
illinois | I-94 |
Two people were killed in a crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway when their car rear-ended a semi-truck. It happened in the southbound lanes of I-94 at Cottage Grove Avenue, just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The car became lodged underneath the truck. Illinoi[...]
Oct 22, 2014 10:49am | 18 views | source: Yahoo

Blotter: Prescription pills stolen from truck in Northbrook - Chicago Tribune
evanston | illinois |
A 20-year-old Highland Park woman was arrested Oct. 10 at 8:37 p.m. and charged with possession of cannabis after police responded to a call of an auto accident at Lee and Lake Cook roads. After police smelled something suspicious coming from the ...[...]
Oct 21, 2014 5:41pm | 9 views | source: Google / Chicago Tribune

Buggy crash claims horse's life
Douglas | illinois |
'?Somehow the truck swerves, hits the Jeep and one of them hits the buggy,'? said Buckley, who helped direct traffic after the collision. '?The buggy is totally flipped over, the wheels smashed and the horse mortally wounded. A vet had to come and ki[...]
Oct 21, 2014 11:47am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Driver severely injured after Round Lake Beach semi-truck crash
illinois | Route 83 |
ROUND LAKE BEACH - A 64-year-old Lake Villa resident suffered significant injuries when his SUV was struck by a semi-truck in Round Lake Beach Monday, according to Round Lake Beach Deputy Police Chief Michael Scott.[...]
Oct 21, 2014 06:19am | 13 views | source: Yahoo

Truman State student killed by vehicle identified as Edwardsville teen
Edwardsville | illinois |
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities in Kirksville have identified the Truman State University student who was struck by a vehicle over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday night, killing 19-year-old Connor Cunningham of Edwardsville, Illinois.[...]
Oct 20, 2014 11:16am | 40 views | source: Yahoo

Truck driver's statements can be used in trial on I-88 crash
illinois | I-88 |
27, Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder and Petrella were helping with a disabled semitrailer truck on eastbound I-88 near Eola Road in Aurora when their vehicles were struck by a truck driven by Velasquez. When the crash occurred, both Petrell[...]
Oct 20, 2014 10:00am | 7 views | source: Google / Chicago Daily Herald

Police: Two killed, sergeant hurt in West Side crash - Chicago Sun-Times
illinois | 21- |
Chicago Sun-TimesTwo people were killed and a Chicago Police sergeant was hurt in a crash late Sunday on the West Side, police said. A car was speeding westbound in the 4000 block of West Ogden about 11 p.m. when the vehicle struck the back of a squa[...]
Oct 20, 2014 05:47am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Traffic detoured after tanker overturns on Interstate 80 near Atkinson
illinois | 7 |
A driver was injured when the tanker truck he was operating overturned along Interstate 80 near Atkinson, Illinois.[...]
Oct 19, 2014 11:20pm | 23 views | source: Yahoo

Pedestrian dies in East River Drive accident in Davenport
illinois | I-280 |
UPDATED: One person is dead after being struck by a sport utility vehicle on East River Drive in Davenport Wednesday morning. Davenport police, along with firefighters and Medic EMS, responded to the scene at Tremont Avenue at 7:16 a.m., Davenport po[...]
Oct 19, 2014 10:36pm | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Vehicle strikes 2 squad cars on SB I-355 near Boughton Road
I-55 |
A car struck two Illinois State Police squad cars on the southbound Veteran Memorial Tollway (I-355) near Boughton Road in Bolingbrook in a crash involving two other vehicles.[...]
Oct 19, 2014 00:39am | 25 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker killed in crash at routes 6, 101
illinois | Route 6 |
Police say a truck driver was thrown from the cab and buried under the contents of his trailer.[...]
Oct 18, 2014 6:32pm | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Traffic slowed on I-57 after 2 semis crash in Union Co.
illinois | I-57 |
Traffic on Interstate 57 in Union County is slowed after a crash between two semi trucks.[...]
Oct 16, 2014 8:19pm | 28 views | source: Yahoo

Officials Say Passenger Present In Vehicle That Killed Perez On I-88
illinois | I-88 |
Officials have released new details about the hit and run on I-88 from last March. They now say two people were in the car that struck and killed 17-year-old Emilio Perez. On March 8, 2014 ...[...]
Oct 16, 2014 05:30am | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Police say 18 hurt when Megabus flips on side in highway median near ... - Fox Business
indiana | I-65 |
Fox BusinessTow truck workers to right a Megabus that crashed on I-65 in Greenwood, Ind., early Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. ... Police identified the bus driver as Randall Flowers, 37, of Illinois, and the driver of the car as 22-year-old Logan Thompson [...]
Oct 15, 2014 12:37pm | 19 views | source: Yahoo

Seneca truck driver died after Monday crash - LaSalle News Tribune
illinois | I-80 |
LaSalle News Tribune... of Seneca was pronounced dead at a hospital in Henry County after his vehicle, a semi pulling a tanker trailer, left the roadway for unknown reasons and overturned at 7:18 a.m. Monday while eastbound on Interstate 80 north of [...]
Oct 14, 2014 4:28pm | 43 views | source: Yahoo

Seneca man killed in I-80 accident Tuesday morning - Morris Daily Herald
I-80 |
Morris Daily HeraldMark A. Billings, 54, of Seneca, was driving a truck tractor pulling a tanker trailer that overturned a little after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, according to a news release from Illinois State Police District 17. The initial investigat[...]
Oct 14, 2014 2:03pm | 104 views | source: Yahoo

Names released in Megabus accident
illinois |
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) - State Police have identified several passengers hurt after a Megabus overturned on I-65 early Tuesday morning. Officials say 22-year-old Logan Thompson, of Columbus, was driving on I-65 northbound when his Saturn struck [...]
Oct 14, 2014 12:50pm | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Central Illinois man assisting in car accident struck and killed by vehicle
illinois |
WASHINGTON - Authorities say a central Illinois man who was helping at the scene of a car accident was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.[...]
Oct 14, 2014 11:09am | 35 views | source: Yahoo

Deadly crash involving Urbana family puts safety push into question
I-74 |
Crash raises questions about the federal program that allows visually-impaired commercial truck drivers on the nation's interstate highway system, and, some say, underscores the need for more measures to better enforce driver service hour compliance [...]
Oct 14, 2014 05:31am | 56 views | source: Yahoo

Bloomington man killed while helping others at accident scene
illinois |
WASHINGTON'?- Police say a Bloomington man was helping at the scene of an earlier accident when he was struck and killed by a passing car Saturday night near Washington.[...]
Oct 14, 2014 05:00am | 19 views | source: Yahoo

Older Illinois Reports by Our Users

traffic stopped
Hillside | Illinois | Ramp
Stand still, cops and tow trucks are passing us. [...]
Sep 06, 2014 7:12pm | By sunny | 120 views |

Chicago | Illinois | Dan Ryan Express Ln W
Semi truck over turned. Chemical acid spilling everywhere. [...]
Aug 31, 2014 2:02pm | By AccidentHero | 52 views |

Traffic stopped
Teutopolis | Illinois | I-70
Truck ran out of fuel right in the middle of a construction site. Traffic stopped going 70w [...]
Aug 12, 2014 2:22pm | By anonymous | 106 views |

Lisle | Illinois | Veterans Memorial Tollway
Between I88 and Maple South bound lanes traffic is not moving 5 state police cars, tow truck and IDot truck went by on the shoulder!![...]
Aug 02, 2014 4:59pm | By Ligaprivadafan | 239 views | 1

Chicago | Illinois | Eisenhower Expy
Something happened up there. There's cops at the idot tow trucks. [...]
Jul 26, 2014 08:53am | By anonymous | 32 views |

backed up
Morris | Illinois | I-80 E
Truck accident[...]
Jul 19, 2014 6:16pm | By mjcdago | 125 views |

Accident 2 semi trucks turned over in ditch
Thornton | Illinois | I-294
After this traffic is clear. You will need to merge to the two left lanes. [...]
Jul 12, 2014 09:05am | By Krys | 247 views | 2

Additional tow truck
Mokena | Illinois | I-80 W
Traffic is traveling all 3 lanes about 10mph and another tow truck just past [...]
Jul 11, 2014 09:37am | By Laura | 149 views |

Stand still for 5 mins a two truck just past
Mokena | Illinois | Moline Expy W
Traffic starting to crawl at 6mph [...]
Jul 11, 2014 09:26am | By Laura | 37 views |

Three state trucks have slowed down traffic
Benton | Illinois | I-57 N
Three state trucks pulled in front of traffic and slowed down traffic to a crawl. Reason unknown. [...]
Jul 08, 2014 10:48am | By teresa | 64 views |

Cloed due to hazerdous materieal spill
Mount Vernon | Illinois | I64, Highway 37
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Route 37 south of Mt. Vernon is shut down after a semi truck hauling hazardous materials crashed early Friday. The semi rolled onto its side around 4:41 a.m. on the exit ramp from I-64 westbound to Illinois Route 37 south o[...]
May 30, 2014 09:12am | By woofie | 288 views |

stopped traffic I'll I90 and 59
Barrington | Illinois | Jane Addams Memorial Tollway
Appears semi stalled. Tow truck hooking it up now. Should be cleared shortly[...]
May 30, 2014 04:10am | By gingergreene | 53 views |

standstill now for over 45 minutes
Huntley | Illinois | 17n525 Manning Rd
Trucker said semi jumped medium and hit another truck head on. [...]
May 22, 2014 07:40am | By briraw | 98 views |

2 am, blown stop sign, driver walked away
Woodstock | Illinois | Charles And Raffle Rd
I was headed East on Charles when a Hummer H3 blew through the stop sign. He was headed north on Raffle and it seemed to me like he had actually made the gap. I then saw a big blue flash of light and realized he didn't make the gap. It appeared t[...]
May 13, 2014 01:23am | By Q | 144 views | 2

Stand still and not moving
New Lenox | Illinois | I-80 E
Fire trucks and ambulance on way not sure why[...]
May 10, 2014 3:02pm | By Roo | 133 views |

stand still 15 minutes
Barrington | Illinois | New Sutton Rd
Not moving at all. Stand still for kat 15 minutes everyone turning around. Tow trucks just passed by [...]
Apr 10, 2014 5:58pm | By cp | 55 views |

Champaign | Illinois | I-57 N
Slow traffic NB i57 north of Market Street. Ambulance and fire truck responders [...]
Mar 30, 2014 4:44pm | By Dietz | 202 views |

Road Closed due to Major Accident
Mundelein | Illinois | Midlothian Rd
Midsection of Midlothian is closed off due to a major accident. Was closed off hours ago - there are still lots of police, tow truck, and maybe fire truck or ambulance. Traffic was diverted through our neighborhood[...]
Mar 29, 2014 8:24pm | By anonymous | 184 views |

standstill for miles
Oakwood | Illinois | 740 E
Bad Semi Crash. Truck And Trailer Are Laying In Both Lanes Lanes. Been Waiting For Over 3 Hours.[...]
Mar 13, 2014 00:51am | By Emily | 69 views |

Haven't Over in hour
Channahon | Illinois | I-55 N
Truck and multiple cars [...]
Feb 03, 2014 09:15am | By Scott | 491 views |

Normal | Illinois | East And 39 North
Bridge needs salt before a serious accident happens. Trucks and cars sliding.[...]
Jan 21, 2014 08:09am | By ESP | 18 views |

semi accident
Illinois City | Illinois | North 12 Mile Marker
Semi 2 trucks in accident traffic jam 6 miles[...]
Jan 17, 2014 08:51am | By Howard Smith | 50 views |

Update 1:17am
Farina | Illinois | I-57 S
Standstill even exit ramp 135 is at standstill for vehicles exiting and trying to get to the truck stop[...]
Jan 06, 2014 01:21am | By Bob | 91 views |

Standstill For Over 6 hours now,
Salem | Illinois | W Boone St
I understand police are trying to get plows and other people out here to get this cleaned up. But my father and I are very cold, need to use the restroom, and have less then a quarter tank of gas. We can not run our truck to stay warm because of ha[...]
Jan 06, 2014 01:08am | By Megan21 | 42 views |

Westbound traffic backed up
Vandalia | Illinois | I-70
Semi-trailer in median between the west & east bound lanes. SUV/truck? on eastbound side of I-70, down an embankment, resting on its side, into some trees. Vehicle appeared to have burned. Approx. 4PM CST.[...]
Dec 12, 2013 5:26pm | By Cvette | 312 views | 1

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