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'Little Fighter' Who Survived Fatal I-55 Crash Pulls Through Life-Saving Surgeries - Patch
illinois | I-55 |
Patch.comJoslyn Quintero-Man, along with her mother, Yesenia Quintero, 25, and brother, Isaac, 2, were less than a mile from their Bolingbrook home when another vehicle allegedly veered off the Interstate highway and struck their car in the southboun[...]
Apr 23, 2015 00:01am | 23 views | source: Yahoo

Suits filed in deadly milk truck crash - Alton Telegraph
Route 140 |
Alton TelegraphBoth lawsuits claim that Strohbeck was driving a Foster Township dump truck west on Illinois Route 140 near Holiday Shores. Street was driving the milk truck east on Route 140. Vinyard was driving a 2011 Ford Edge west on 140. The tail[...]
Apr 22, 2015 7:35pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Pekin dog killer fined - East Peoria Times-Courier
peoria | illinois |
A Pekin man will pay close to $1,200 in fines but serve no jail time for his erratic driving that killed one of an elderly woman's two dogs. Kenneth Marion, 47, neither stopped at the scene nor reported the accident to police after he struck the ...[...]
Apr 22, 2015 6:33pm | 7 views | source: Google / East Peoria Times-Courier

Man enters plea in fatal accident - The Edwardsville Intelligencer
illinois | Route 3 |
The Edwardsville IntelligencerThe accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 on Illinois Route 3 in Granite City. Daniel Embrey was killed when a car struck him as he and a couple of friends were walking near 14th Street. He was taken to Gateway Re[...]
Apr 22, 2015 3:14pm | 19 views | source: Yahoo

Palatine police officer suffers minor injuries in crash - Chicago Daily Herald
illinois | -53 |
Chicago Daily HeraldPolice said the officer was traveling westbound on Illinois Avenue with his emergency lights on and sirens blaring at about 5:50 p.m., when the squad car struck a Ford Escape that drove into its path at the Quentin Road intersecti[...]
Apr 22, 2015 2:47pm | 24 views | source: Yahoo

Predawn crash kills one - Kankakee Daily Journal
Route 17 |
Kankakee Daily JournalA driver was killed early this morning after striking a semi-truck head on along Illinois Route 17. The crash occurred at 4:40 a.m where the state highway curves north towards Momence at 500 N. Road in an area commonly known as [...]
Apr 21, 2015 2:20pm | 24 views | source: Yahoo

Dawn Patrol: Gunshot wounds in Elgin death; Arlington Hts. girl's death probed - Chicago Daily Herald
illinois | 17 |
Chicago Daily HeraldA truck driver found guilty of operating under fatigue and failing to comply with hours of service requirements was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison in connection with a fiery fatal crash along I-88 last year. A semitr[...]
Apr 21, 2015 10:14am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Fatal crash investigation continues - Pekin Daily Times
peoria | illinois |
Alcohol was found in the pickup truck, but reportedly not in the driver, after a one-vehicle rollover crash Friday that killed one man and injured two others, police said Monday. For now, Stephen King, 44, of Peoria, faces routine traffic citations f[...]
Apr 21, 2015 03:06am | 23 views | source: Google / Pekin Daily Times

Renato Velasquez sentenced to 3 years in fatal I-88 crash - WLS-TV
88 |
WLS-TVHe fell asleep at the wheel of his big rig while driving on I-88 near Aurora. His truck slammed into the parked cars of Illinois Tollway worker Vince Petrella and Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder, who were helping a stranded motorist. [...]
Apr 21, 2015 01:38am | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker Handed 3-Year Sentence for Fatal I-88 Crash - Patch
illinois | I-88 |
Patch.comA Hanover Park trucker was handed a three-year prison sentence on Monday by a DuPage County judge for crashing his semi-trailer into several vehicles on I-88 that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and left an Illinois State Trooper severely [...]
Apr 21, 2015 01:05am | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker gets three-year sentence in fatal Tollway crash - Chicago Daily Herald
illinois | Route 59 |
Chicago Daily HeraldWHEATON, Ill. -- A truck driver has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with a crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and injured a state trooper. Renato Velasquez of Hanover Park was convicted in February [...]
Apr 21, 2015 00:22am | 2 views | source: Yahoo

As 4-Year-Old Daughter Fights for Life, an Online Fundraiser is Launched for ... - Patch
illinois | I-55 |
Patch.comPolice believe that the family was traveling southbound near 220 E. Frontage Road when another car veered off I-55 and struck their vehicle, ABC-7 Chicago reported. The accident remains under investigation by Illinois State Police. Supporter[...]
Apr 21, 2015 00:08am | 26 views | source: Yahoo

4-Year-Old Girl Fights for Life After I-55 Car Wreck That Took Her Mom and Brother - Patch
I-55 |
Patch.comPolice believe that the family was traveling southbound near 220 E. Frontage Road when another car veered off I-55 and struck their vehicle, ABC-7 Chicago reported. The accident remains under investigation by Illinois State Police. Supporter[...]
Apr 20, 2015 11:03pm | 78 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker gets three years in prison for crash that killed Illinois tollway worker - WQAD
illinois | -us-136 |
WQAD.comRenato Velasquez had reportedly been working more than 36 hours when he drove a semi that crashed near Eola Road in Aurora, Illinois at about 9:45 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014. A state trooper and tollway worker had stopped their vehicles to[...]
Apr 20, 2015 9:52pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Trucker who drove while fatigued before fatal I-88 crash gets three years in ... - Chicago Tribune
illinois | I-88 |
Chicago TribuneIllinois State Trooper Doug Balder, with his wife Kim, talks to reporters Jan. 27, 2015, and asked the DuPage County state's attorney's office to charge truck driver Renato Velasquez with reckless homicide in a crash in which Balder wa[...]
Apr 20, 2015 9:06pm | 13 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker sentenced to 3 years in prison for fatal I-88 crash - CLTV
nebraska | Nestt |
CLTVVelasquez was a truck driver who had only gotten a few hours of sleep during a 37 hour shift that took him from Illinois into Nebraska and Iowa and back. Prosecutors alleged that Velasquez falsified his logbook to cover up that he was not getting[...]
Apr 20, 2015 8:33pm | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Online Fundraiser Launched for Bolingbrook Mother and Son Killed In I-55 Crash - Patch
I-55 |
Patch.comPolice believe that the family was traveling southbound near 220 E. Frontage Road when another car veered off I-55 and struck their vehicle, ABC-7 Chicago reported. The accident remains under investigation by Illinois State Police. Supporter[...]
Apr 20, 2015 09:08am | 50 views | source: Yahoo

Plainfield man killed by a vehicle in Crest Hill - The Herald-News
illinois | Route 53 |
The Herald-News... mile west of Route 53 in Crest Hill, according to the Will County Coroner's Office. The office stated he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway. Illinois State Police is reconstructing the accident and Crest Hill poli[...]
Apr 20, 2015 03:40am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Sentencing Monday for trucker driving fatigued prior to fatal I-88 crash - Statesmen News
illinois | I-88 |
Statesmen NewslRelated Aurora News&aposMaybe I got sleepy,&apos video shows trucker telling cops soon after fatal crashSee all related8 Trucker guilty of driving though impaired in fatal I-88 crash Clifford Ward A trucker was discovered guilt[...]
Apr 19, 2015 9:32pm | 23 views | source: Yahoo

Plainfield man identified as person killed in Crest Hill accident - The Herald-News
Route 53 |
The Herald-News... mile west of Route 53 in Crest Hill, according to the Will County Coroner's Office. The office stated he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway. Illinois State Police is reconstructing the accident and Crest Hill poli[...]
Apr 19, 2015 2:01pm | 38 views | source: Yahoo

Lady, young son killed in Bolingbrook crash - Statesmen News
illinois | Route 53 |
Statesmen NewsAdd a comment. At 1:05 p.m., a car drove off the interstate and struck Quintero's vehicle close to 220 East Frontage Road, just north of Route 53, mentioned Illinois State Police Sgt. Brad Sprague. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday, O'[...]
Apr 18, 2015 11:17pm | 91 views | source: Yahoo

Rockford woman killed when semi hits car east of Belvidere - Rockford Register Star
rockford | illinois |
BELVIDERE - A 29-year-old Rockford woman died Friday when a semi truck collided with a car that was stopped on Interstate 90. The woman was a passenger in the car, which burst into flames after the collision about 9:45 p.m., four miles east of Genoa [...]
Apr 18, 2015 5:14pm | 108 views | source: Google / Rockford Register Star

I-64 CLOSED: Tractor trailer overturns early Friday morning - WOWK
illinois | I-64 |
WOWK2 lanes of I-64 West is closed at Dunbar due to a tractor trailer accident. The fast lane is now open but traffic is moving very slow. A car cut the truck off and 2 people have been hurt. The truck is carrying canned pineapple which makes the tru[...]
Apr 17, 2015 10:35am | 82 views | 1 Comment | source: Yahoo

Driver charged with DUI after crash with truck on I-39 - Rockford Register Star
illinois | I-39 |
Rockford Register StarIllinois State Police District 16 said in a news release that a red 1997 Freightliner truck tractor with blue trailer was traveling south on I-39 in Winnebago County around 10 p.m. Wednesday when it was struck by a silver 2006 C[...]
Apr 16, 2015 4:22pm | 63 views | source: Yahoo

Man killed in crash with semi in Elwood - Chicago Sun-Times
illinois | Route 53 |
Chicago Sun-TimesRobert J. Corcoran, 45, was driving southbound on Route 53 near Elwood when he struck a semi that was heading eastbound on Manhattan Road about 10:45 p.m., according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner's office. The [...]
Apr 16, 2015 3:21pm | 74 views | source: Yahoo

Crash in Elwood leaves one dead - Chicago Tribune
illinois | Route 53 |
Chicago TribuneThe crash happened about 10:40 p.m. near State Route 53 and West Manhattan Road in Elwood, according to Illinois State police. A car drove underneath a semi-truck, killing a male in the car, state police said. Further details, includin[...]
Apr 16, 2015 10:47am | 118 views | source: Yahoo

2 Aledo residents injured; 1 charged with DUI in crash - Aledo Times Record
illinois | I-57 |
Aledo Times RecordALEXIS - Two Aledo residents were injured in a crash early Wednesday and the driver charged with operating under the influence. The two-vehicle wreck involving a sedan and truck tractor occurred 3:55 a.m. at the intersection of U.S.[...]
Apr 15, 2015 6:25pm | 45 views | source: Yahoo

Man killed in I-57 motorcycle wreck - The Southern
carbondale | illinois |
An accident on northbound Interstate 57 on Tuesday involving a motorcycle left a man dead, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police. James H. Randolph, 41, of Christopher was killed when the motorcycle he was driving was struck by .[...]
Apr 15, 2015 6:21pm | 50 views | source: Google / The Southern

Quincy truck driver uninjured in Warren County accident - Quincy Herald Whig
illinois | I-70 |
Quincy Herald WhigThe Illinois State Police report a 1993 blue Cadillac driven by Kelly E. Hobert, 22, of Aledo was eastbound, on Ill. 135 at U.S. 67, disobeyed the stop sign and struck a white 2007 Freightliner truck tractor in the right side of the[...]
Apr 15, 2015 4:36pm | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Quincy man escapes injury in Warren County, Ill., crash - WGEM
illinois | Route 3375 |
WGEMMichael S. Johnson, 28, was driving a semi south on US 67 at Route 135 at 3:55 a.m. when Kelly E. Hobert, 22, of Aledo, Illinois, ran a stop sign at the intersection. Police say Hobert's car then slammed into the side of Johnson's truck, causing [...]
Apr 15, 2015 1:05pm | 29 views | source: Yahoo

Traffic being rerouted from I-80 due to rollover
illinois | I-80 |
MINOOKA - A semi truck has rolled over on Interstate 80 westbound across all lanes of traffic, causing traffic to be rerouted, according to Illinois State Police.[...]
Apr 14, 2015 6:16pm | 71 views | source: Yahoo

Pickup truck struck by train at rail crossing, driver killed
illinois | IL-143 |
HIGHLAND, IL (KPLR) - The driver of a pickup truck died Thursday trying to beat an oncoming train at a railroad crossing, Illinois State Police said. According to Trooper Calvin Dye Jr., a state police spokesman, the accident occurred just before 2:1[...]
Apr 14, 2015 5:41pm | 35 views | source: Yahoo

Semi rolls over, blocks northbound I-55 to I-294
illinois | I-294 |
A rolled-over semi truck could snarl northbound traffic on a ramp leading from Interstate 55 to Interstate 294 Monday morning in the southwest suburbs.[...]
Apr 14, 2015 08:00am | 126 views | source: Yahoo

Truck hits overpass on I-74 west of St. Joseph
I-74 |
Concrete falls; traffic backs up ST. JOSEPH - A tractor-trailer carrying an oversized load hit an overpass on Interstate 74 midday Wednesday, causing concrete to fall from the bridge and backing up westbound traffic on the interstate, Illinois State [...]
Apr 14, 2015 00:23am | 25 views | source: Yahoo

Older Illinois Reports by Our Users

Accident and traffic at standstill
Gardner | Illinois | I-55 S
We have been stuck in traffic for an hour at standstill. Tons of ambulances, police, fire trucks and tow trucks passing by but no movement. [...]
Feb 14, 2015 11:35am | By KT | 292 views |

Greenville | Illinois | I-70
Semi truck laid across highway. Going to be a standstill for 2 hours. No movement. [...]
Jan 11, 2015 12:24pm | By anonymous | 217 views | 2

Disabled vehicle
Litchfield | Illinois | Galaxy Ln
Truck on side of the road. Traffic slowing at times due to this. [...]
Dec 19, 2014 07:08am | By Michael Vitez | 46 views |

Urbana | Illinois | I-74 West Bound
Light rain traffic flowing nicely big rig back on I-74 mm 195[...]
Nov 23, 2014 12:24pm | By Lori Novak | 103 views |

stand still
Johnson City | Illinois | W 10th St
Going to b about a two hour stay jack knifed truck/trailer [...]
Nov 02, 2014 7:28pm | By Virginia | 50 views |

traffic stopped
Hillside | Illinois | Ramp
Stand still, cops and tow trucks are passing us. [...]
Sep 06, 2014 7:12pm | By sunny | 132 views |

Chicago | Illinois | Dan Ryan Express Ln W
Semi truck over turned. Chemical acid spilling everywhere. [...]
Aug 31, 2014 2:02pm | By AccidentHero | 82 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 | 127 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 | 310 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 | 52 views |

backed up
Morris | Illinois | I-80 E
Truck accident[...]
Jul 19, 2014 6:16pm | By mjcdago | 160 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 | 315 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 | 179 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 | 53 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 | 111 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 | 355 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 | 90 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 | 118 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 | 184 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 | 148 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 | 78 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 | 252 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 | 238 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 | 78 views |

Haven't Over in hour
Channahon | Illinois | I-55 N
Truck and multiple cars [...]
Feb 03, 2014 09:15am | By Scott | 508 views |

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