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Alcohol cited in I-57 pedestrian incident
illinois | I-57 |
Scott, 53, was walking south in the northbound lanes of I-57 near milepost 292 when the accident occurred shortly before midnight. '? ASHKUM - A 53-year-old Kankakee woman who was struck by a car on Interstate 57 in northern Iroquois County on Monday[...]
Aug 28, 2014 03:16am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Transportation projects keep coming, along with trucks
illinois | I-80 |
Traffic reduced to one lane each way is seen just south of the Des Plaines River bridge on Interstate 55 on July 22. The container yard at CenterPoint Intermodal in Elwood is seen July 23.[...]
Aug 28, 2014 01:28am | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Driver Ejected From Car, Struck By Semi In Tri-State Crash
I-294 |
Illinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was [...]
Aug 28, 2014 00:28am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Truck accidents surge, but no national outcry
illinois | I-90 |
Fatal truck accidents happen nearly 11 times every single day in this country on average, and killing nearly 4,000 people each year, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.[...]
Aug 27, 2014 05:20am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Pedestrian struck along I-39 dies from massive injuries
illinois | I-39 |
An overnight crash in Winnebago County takes one life.[...]
Aug 27, 2014 05:12am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

China bus-truck collision death toll rises to 15 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
illinois |
BEIJING (AP) - The death toll in a head-on collision between a truck and bus in northwestern China has risen to 15 with 48 others being treated for injuries, state media reported Wednesday.[...]
Aug 26, 2014 9:55pm | 14 views | source: Yahoo

One person injured in truck vs. bus crash
illinois |
A two-vehicle collision around 6 p.m. Monday sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries.[...]
Aug 26, 2014 08:38am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

13 killed in northwest China bus-truck collision - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
missouri |
BEIJING (AP) - China's state news agency says a bus has collided head-on with a truck in the country's northwest, killing 13 people and injuring many others.[...]
Aug 26, 2014 03:55am | 2 views | source: Yahoo

Too Much Pipe to Fit Through Kinmundy Overpass - Effingham's News Leader
Route 37 |
Effingham's News LeaderA Petco Petroleum flatbed truck apparently with drilling pipe stacked too high crashed into the Union Pacific Railroad overpass on Illinois Route 37 in Kinmundy Saturday morning. Kinmundy Police Chief Cody Parker says when[...]
Aug 25, 2014 2:43pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Driver killed in crash that closed I-80 in Henry County
washington | 47 |
One person died after police say one semi struck another on I-80. The crash closed the roadway for several hours. Around 4:40 a.m. Sunday, August 10, 2014 a truck-tractor semi-trailer crashed into the back of another that was parked on the shoulder o[...]
Aug 25, 2014 01:00am | 28 views | source: Yahoo

1 taken to hospital after bus, truck crash at Carterville intersection
illinois | Street |
Traffic was blocked for more than an hour on Tuesday, Aug. 19 on Plaza Drive west of Division Street in Carterville, Illinois.[...]
Aug 24, 2014 10:47am | 20 views | source: Yahoo

Heavy Rain Shuts Parts Of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Blue Line - CBS Local
illinois | I-90 |
CBS LocalThe westbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) were also closed at Kimball Avenue after a crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. that involved two semi trucks, police said. No injuries were reported. Just before 4 a.m., the CTA suspended Blue [...]
Aug 22, 2014 11:16am | 24 views | source: Yahoo

Drivers ID'd in fatal flying tire accident on inbound Bishop Ford
illinois | I-94 |
A 64-year-old woman was killed when a flying tire struck her car on the inbound Bishop Ford Freeway just south of 130th Street Wednesday morning.[...]
Aug 22, 2014 10:40am | 67 views | source: Yahoo

Deadly I-55 Work Zone Crash has Governor Imposing New Safety Measures
illinois | I-55 |
CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn is directing the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police to explore more ways to improve safety in work zones after two crashes in a work zone on I-55 which led to five deaths[...]
Aug 22, 2014 10:24am | 38 views | source: Yahoo

Bond for truck driver in fatal I-55 crash set at $1 million
illinois | I-55 |
JOLIET - Monday's fatal chain-reaction crash on Interstate 55 near Arsenal Road involving a semitrailer should be a wake-up call for state and local officials, Elwood Police Chief Fred Hayes said.[...]
Aug 21, 2014 4:25pm | 29 views | source: Yahoo

Truck driver charged in fatal I-55 wreck; Crash victims identified
illinois | I-55 |
Truck driver Francisco Espinal-Quiroz is charged in the crash on I-55 near Arsenal Road that killed four people on Monday.[...]
Aug 21, 2014 10:35am | 33 views | source: Yahoo

I-65 reopens at site of Tenn. tanker explosion - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
tennessee | I-65 |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The site where a tanker truck exploded and caught fire on Interstate 65 in Middle Tennessee has reopened to traffic. The Tennessean ( [...]
Aug 21, 2014 08:40am | 72 views | source: Yahoo

Top News
illinois | I-55 |
A truck driver who was involved in a fatal July crash on I-55 near Chicago has pleaded not guilty to charges related to falsifying his logbooks, but reckless homicide charges are still possible in the crash that killed five.[...]
Aug 21, 2014 02:15am | 22 views | source: Yahoo

5th person dies weeks after I-55 semi crash in Elwood
illinois | I-55 |
An Urbana man who died Wednesday evening is the fifth person killed in a semi-truck involved crash on Interstate 55 last month that left three other people injured.[...]
Aug 21, 2014 01:38am | 26 views | source: Yahoo

Fifth Person Dies After I-55 Truck Crash
illinois | I-55 |
An Urbana man who died Wednesday evening is the fifth person killed in a semi-truck involved crash on Interstate 55 last month that left three other people injured.[...]
Aug 21, 2014 00:31am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

Bond for truck driver in fatal crash set at $1 million
illinois | Route 47 |
JOLIET - Monday's fatal chain-reaction crash on Interstate 55 near Arsenal Road involving a semitrailer should be a wake-up call for state and local officials, Elwood Police Chief Fred Hayes said.[...]
Aug 20, 2014 5:24pm | 22 views | source: Yahoo

Semi roll over traps driver - thepaper24-7
illinois | I-74 |
thepaper24-7.comA semi driver was trapped in the cab of his truck Tuesday morning when the vehicle rolled over on the side. Montgomery County Sheriff's Department, STAR Ambulance and the Waynetown Fire Department responded to the crash on the S.R. 25[...]
Aug 20, 2014 3:24pm | 29 views | source: Yahoo

Driver dies after I-74 crash in Knox County - WQAD -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD
illinois | I-74 |
WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQADA statement from the Illinois State Police said the driver was the only one inside the truck and was seriously injured. He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Westbound traffic was stopped fo[...]
Aug 20, 2014 3:24pm | 34 views | source: Yahoo

Police report 5 dead in Will County accidents
illinois | I-55 |
ELWOOD, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois State Police is reporting five people were killed in accidents involving trucks and autos on Interstate 55 south of Chicago in Will County. Four people were killed and at least three others injured Monday on I-55 near Ars[...]
Aug 20, 2014 12:30pm | 33 views | source: Yahoo

Truck rollover closes ramp to I-74 in Danville - Champaign / Urbana News-Gazette
I-74 |
Champaign / Urbana News-GazetteDANVILLE - The entrance ramp from Illinois 1 to eastbound Interstate 74 was closed Wednesday morning after a truck rollover. State police were at the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer that rolled over on the [...]
Aug 20, 2014 11:51am | 41 views | source: Yahoo

One-truck accident kills one, injures another
illinois |
WOODHULL, Ill. -'?A truck driver was killed and a passenger was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident that temporarily closed parts of Interstate 74, the Illinois State Police said.'?[...]
Aug 20, 2014 10:37am | 46 views | source: Yahoo

Trucker in fatal I-55 crash pleads not guilty
illinois | I-55 |
A truck driver pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges related to a July 21 crash on Interstate 55 in which three women and a girl were killed when his semi truck slammed into their vehicles in a construction zone near Channahon. Will County prosecutor[...]
Aug 20, 2014 09:19am | 21 views | source: Yahoo

Deceased cabbie's son sues UberX driver
elgin | illinois |
A Hoffman Estates man who rear-ended a cabdriver who then died on the Jane Addams Tollway is being sued by the driver's son. Jasbir S. Dhaliwal, 45, was at the wheel of his sport utility vehicle when he struck cabdriver Melba R. Farr, 56, of Elgin Ju[...]
Aug 19, 2014 10:01pm | 1 view | source: Google

Girl, 11, among 5 dead in I-55 wrecks
illinois | I-55 |
The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles on Interstate 55 Monday afternoon, killing four people and injuring four others, is due in bond court today, state police said this morning.[...]
Aug 19, 2014 11:29am | 30 views | source: Yahoo

Girl, 11, among 5 killed in 2 separate I-55 wrecks
illinois | I-55 |
Two separate accidents on I-55 near Elwood resulted in the deaths of 5 people. The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles, killing 4, is due in bond court today.[...]
Aug 19, 2014 09:10am | 27 views | source: Yahoo

Victim in pedestrian / truck accident on I-39 named - Beloit Daily News
illinois | I-39 |
Beloit Daily NewsThe name of the victim in the fatal pedestrian / truck crash on Interstate 39 Sunday has been released. Tiffany Cole, 29, was pronounced dead at 8:55 a.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Winnebago County Coroner's Office[...]
Aug 19, 2014 04:03am | 77 views | source: Yahoo

Latest trucker crash puts logbooks under scrutiny
illinois | I-55 |
Experts say electronic accounts of driving time needed to help prevent falsification An Indiana trucker whose semitrailer truck crashed into three vehicles Monday, killing four people, has been charged with falsifying duty logbooks used to verify tha[...]
Aug 19, 2014 00:05am | 20 views | source: Yahoo

Motorcycle rider badly injured in I-80 crash - LaSalle News Tribune
illinois | I-39 |
LaSalle News TribuneA 55-year-old Spring Valley woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle that struck a guardrail was taken via LifeFlight helicopter to a trauma unit after the accident. The helicopter landed on Interstate 80 near the I-39 North entr[...]
Aug 18, 2014 9:52pm | 123 views | source: Yahoo

Canadian woman killed in crash on I-80 / 94 in Lansing
I-80 |
A Canadian woman was killed in a crash Tuesday morning on eastbound Interstate 80 / 94 that closed all but one lane in Lansing, police said. The crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. on I-80 / 94 near the Indiana state line and involved a car and a semi tru[...]
Aug 18, 2014 1:40pm | 85 views | source: Yahoo

Older Illinois Reports by Our Users

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 | 83 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 | 211 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 | 27 views |

backed up
Morris | Illinois | I-80 E
Truck accident[...]
Jul 19, 2014 6:16pm | By mjcdago | 122 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 | 239 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 | 144 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 | 28 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 | 61 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 | 272 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 | 46 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 | 91 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 | 126 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 | 131 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 | 52 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 | 194 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 | 179 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 | 68 views |

Haven't Over in hour
Channahon | Illinois | I-55 N
Truck and multiple cars [...]
Feb 03, 2014 09:15am | By Scott | 488 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 | 17 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 | 49 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 | 39 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 | 307 views | 1

Waukegan | Illinois | Street
Truck on fire on i294 south of buckley[...]
Nov 24, 2013 2:12pm | By jj | 95 views |

Standstill for as far as we can see
Brimfield | Illinois | I-74 W
1 vehicle accident. Truck with trailer and boat overturned. [...]
Oct 12, 2013 12:38pm | By Swtwhitetiger | 191 views |

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