Kari Elliot, 25, lost control of her car, crossed lanes, hit a power pole and caught fire, Sunday night. She was airlifted to a Peoria, IL hospital with injuries. Alcohol and vehicle speed were suspected to have impacted the driver's ability to keep control of her car.
A 91 year old man injured in car accident on southbound Interstate 57 at milepost 49 in Williamson County, IL, when he turned to use the crossover from the left shoulder, veering into the left lane, causing a Kentworth semi driven by a 50 year old
Gabrielle M. Yocum, 21, was driving a Jeep Wrangler westbound on McDonough County Road, North 900th Road, about a half mile west of 1000th Road when the vehicle left the road on the right side, drove through a ditch, and hit a tree and an embankment.
Mark A. Billings, 54, died at Hammond-Henry Hospital following an accident in which his truck, hauling a tanker trailer, went off I-80 and overturned. A portion of the eastbound lanes were closed. The contents of trailer were transferred to another tanker.
A 44-year-old man has died after losing his arm on the South Side in a vehicle accident Saturday evening. The accident happened at 1 p.m. on the 8200 block of South South Chicago Avenue. The vehicle struck a light pole and subsequently collided into a parked car.
Odoemena was escorting another nun to the train station at about 8:00am. Her companion successfully crossed the tracks as a train was approaching, but when Odoemena tried to cross, she was struck. After being taken to a local hospital, Odoemena was pronounced dead.
16-year-old Daniel Embrey and two friends were walking near the intersection of 14th and Edwardsville Road around 9:45 p.m. Monday when they were hit by a car. The car then fled the scene. Embrey was pronounced dead at the scene and a another teenager was flown to a St.
At least three people died and more than 10 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash at 95th Street and Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn Sunday evening. The accident took place just before 5 p.m. when a car traveling westbound collided with cars waiting at a stoplight at the intersection.
Donald R. Childers was driving a Dodge Durango at about 3:10 p.m. headed north on Illinois 34 when he swerved to avoid a slower-moving vehicle in the road. The pavement was wet, and he lost control of his vehicle, which then left the road and struck a tree. Donald Childers and Betty J.
A Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburb.Police could not provide details Sunday morning on how many vehicles were involved in the accident, or the name of the deceased person.
A 25-year-old New Athens man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. According to the coroner’s office, McGovern was not wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at 5:06 a.m.
Avis Jolliff, the 23-year-old driver of the silver van was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he later died, according to police. The SUV driver was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and listed in stable condition, police said.
Leslie W. Thurow hit a state trooper during a traffic stop near St. Charles Road. She tried to flee the scene but hit another car and caused it to roll over. In that car was seven family members who all sustained serious injuries and were taken to local hospitals.
Molly Glynn, an accomplished Chicago theater actress who also played a recurring role as a doctor on the TV series "Chicago Fire," has died after a tree toppled by a powerful storm struck her as she rode her bike in a forest park.
Authorities say Richard Thomas died of injuries from a crash where he was knocked off his bike and struck a car’s windshield before landing in the road. Authorities say Thomas didn’t have reflectors on his clothes or lights on his bike.