Complete Illinois accident reports and news.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Authorities are searching for a semi-truck after a deadly accident in the Metro East Wednesday morning.

According to authorities, an Impala was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 when the driver lost control and swerved to the right then the left before being hit by a semi-truck. The semi-truck left the scene without stopping.

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Monday, July 21, 2014
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It happened in near 1300 East Road and East 2100 North Road in the Town of Rowe. Blake Seifers reportedly left a private driveway and was struck by a Ford Fusion heading westbound.

Seifer was transported by ambulance to OSF Saint James Hospital in Pontiac and was then flown by Lifeflight to Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. The Peoria County Coroner says Seifer died from multiple blunt force injuries on Monday.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A tire that flew off an SUV bounced across an interstate highway in Chicago and slammed into a car, causing an accident that killed its driver.

The Illinois State Police says the accident took place Wednesday morning along Interstate 94 on Chicago's South Side. Police identified the victim as 64-year-old Jovanka Mijatov of Schererville, Indiana.

The tire came off an SUV in the southbound lanes, then bounced into the northbound lanes and struck the car.

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Monday, July 21, 2014
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Illinois State Police is reporting four people were killed in an accident on Interstate 55 involving at least one semi-trailer truck and three autos south of Chicago in Will County.

The fatal accident Monday afternoon occurred on I-55 near Arsenal Road in Elwood.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014
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A mistake turned fatal Sunday afternoon on the Dan Ryan Expressway, when a driver cut off an off-duty police officer who was riding a motorcycle.

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports 28-year-old Officer Tito Rodriguez – who was a new recruit still serving as a probationary officer, with less than 18 months on the job – was heading south on the Dan Ryan near 69th Street when he collided with a car.

Rodriguez’s childhood friend and roommate Roger Steele was shattered by his loss.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014
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A 21-year-old man has been charged with driving under the influence after the car he was allegedly driving crashed into a quarry in a Chicago suburb killing two passengers.

Michael T. Szot, 21, of Geneva, was charged with four counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol causing the death of another and two counts of reckless homicide.

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Sunday, July 13, 2014
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The Plainfield teen who was killed early Sunday on Interstate 55 has been identified.

An autopsy showed Anthony G. Hernandez, 16, was struck by multiple vehicles at 1:49 a.m. a half-mile south of Black Road.

State Trooper Ryan Palmer said Monday crash investigators had not determined why Hernandez was standing in the northbound lanes.

Hernandez was initially struck by a Jeep Cherokee, driven by a woman who refused medical treatment, Palmer said. She was not ticketed.

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Sunday, June 29, 2014
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Police in southern Illinois' West Frankfort says a vehicle has struck and killed a 4-year-old boy.

Authorities say Logan Adams died after the accident about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police chief Shawn Talluto says Adams was among seven children on the road, and that all of them dispersed to both sides of the street when the car approached. But as the vehicle passed while traveling at 3 miles per hour, Adams went back onto the road and was hit.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
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Illinois State Police have identified the driver of a car that crashed on Interstate 57 early Saturday, killing one of his passengers.

Illinois State Police at Pesotum said Brent McCullough, 36, of Rantoul, was given a notice to appear in Champaign County Circuit Court at a later date to face charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage.

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Monday, June 16, 2014
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A Pecatonica man is dead after a 5 vehicle crash on I-39.

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