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Crash injures semi driver, kills cows Thursday in Fulton County - Peoria Journal Star
Route 116 |
Peoria Journal StarRichard D. Eaton, 57, of Roseville struck the two cows at about 5:30 a.m. as he was driving eastbound on Illinois Route 116 just west of Farmington , according to a statement released by the Illinois State Police District 14. After[...]
Oct 31, 2014 08:58am | 5 views | source: Yahoo

Traffic detoured after tanker overturns on Interstate 80 near Atkinson
illinois | I-80 |
A driver was injured when the tanker truck he was operating overturned along Interstate 80 near Atkinson, Illinois.[...]
Oct 31, 2014 07:37am | 3 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 31, 2014 03:08am | 5 views | source: Yahoo

Updated: Police say sleepy truck driver caused I-57 wreck
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 30, 2014 8:38pm | 79 views | source: Yahoo

Postal Service Driver Killed In Crash
Will | illinois |
A U.S. Postal Service driver was killed when his vehicle collided with a truck Thursday afternoon near southwest suburban Channahon.[...]
Oct 30, 2014 6:25pm | 4 views | source: Yahoo

Semi hits cows and overturns in Fulton County crash
US 18 |
A trucker escaped serious injury when his tractor-trailer hit two cows and overturned on a highway in Fulton County, Illinois.[...]
Oct 30, 2014 10:54am | 8 views | source: Yahoo

For the Record - LaSalle News Tribune
illinois | 7 |
LaSalle News TribuneNEW BEDFORD - A vehicle driven by Jeramy D. Foes of 19639 Star Road, Prophetstown struck a deer at 7:55 p.m. Friday at Route 40, 1 / 8 mile east of 2700 North Avenue, according to Bureau County Sheriff's Department. ... WALNUT - S[...]
Oct 29, 2014 2:21pm | 9 views | source: Yahoo

I-74 westbound near Danville closed
I-74 |
DANVILLE - A semitrailer tractor truck crashed early Wednesday on Interstate 74, closing the westbound lanes at the Bowman Avenue exit. Illinois State Police at Pesotum said the crash happened about 6 a.m. and was expected to keep the westbound side [...]
Oct 29, 2014 10:00am | 16 views | source: Google / Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Early-morning crash causes temporary lane closure on I-74
Moline | illinois | I-74 |
DANVILLE - Illinois State Police officials say a truck-tractor semi-trailer crashed on Interstate 74 near the Bowman exit in Danville Wednesday morning. Authorities say the one-vehicle crash happened at about 4:44 a.m. The vehicle was traveling ...[...]
Oct 29, 2014 10:00am | 27 views | source: Google / WAND

Competency exam ordered for elderly man after fatal crash
Naperville | illinois |
An Aspen judge on Monday ordered a competency evaluation for the 89-year-old Carbondale man who police say drove the wrong way on Highway 82 and fatally struck a motorcyclist in August. read more[...]
Oct 28, 2014 02:27am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Sheriff: 92-year-old Illinois man dies in accident
illinois |
Will County authorities say a 92-year-old man has died after being crushed by a truck that rolled down a driveway on his Homer Glen farm.[...]
Oct 27, 2014 11:01am | 20 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 27, 2014 06:31am | 41 views | source: Yahoo

Utility crew rescues Iowa man pinned beneath truck - Dubuque Telegraph Herald
dawson | illinois |
Police say a MidAmerican line crew working about 80 yards from the site of the accident used their boom truck to lift Dawson's truck off him within three minutes of the accident. Dawson's wife, Peggy, calls the line crew heroes. She says Dawson can .[...]
Oct 26, 2014 02:45am | 27 views | source: Google / Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Truck crashes through food pantry - Effingham Daily News
effingham | illinois |
Baker wasn't injured in the accident, which occurred at about 9:30 a.m. . Battalion Chief Justin Quandt of the Shumway Fire ... Effingham County sheriff's deputies and Illinois State Police were also at the scene. Witnesses said it could have been mu[...]
Oct 25, 2014 5:09pm | 46 views | source: Google / Effingham Daily News

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 25, 2014 00:48am | 51 views | source: Yahoo

Fatal truck accident
illinois |
Oct 24, 2014 07:36am | 48 views | source: Yahoo

Double Fatal Accident in Bloomington - CIproud
illinois | Street |
CIproud.comPolice believe a pickup truck may have struck and killed a man and a small child. BLOOMINGTON - McLean County deputies are busy investigating a double fatal accident Thursday night on Old Colonial Road near Sassafras Street on Bloomington'[...]
Oct 24, 2014 04:07am | 15 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 | 240 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 | 41 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 | 140 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 | 25 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 | 27 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 | 20 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 | 26 views | source: Yahoo

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 | 11 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 | 15 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 | 47 views | source: Yahoo

Illinois Tollway to spend more on technology, thanks to truck-only toll increases
illinois | Jane Addams Memorial |
The 2015 budget calls for $1.56 billion in capital projects such as widening the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (Interstate 90); building a new Elgin-O'Hare access project that will feature all-electronic tolling; resurfacing of the Reagan Memorial ...[...]
Oct 20, 2014 10:00am | 1 view | source: Google / Land Line Magazine

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 | 18 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 | 13 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 | 21 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 | 31 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 | 121 views |

Chicago | Illinois | Dan Ryan Express Ln W
Semi truck over turned. Chemical acid spilling everywhere. [...]
Aug 31, 2014 2:02pm | By AccidentHero | 55 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 | 107 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 | 243 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 | 249 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 | 38 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 | 292 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 | 100 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 | 57 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 | 203 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 | 185 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 | 19 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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