Jesus Gonzalez, 27, was driving a semi-truck west on I-72 at about 5:30pm when he attempted to change to the left lane to pass the vehicle in front of him. However, an SUV driven by Joyce R.
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On Thursday afternoon, Joseph E. Veech of Effingham was driving a silver 1999 Oldsmobile southeast on Route 33 when the vehicle crossed the center turn lane into oncoming traffic. It collided head-on with a white 1998 Buick driven by Karen S. Kull of Strasburg..
At about 10:45 p.m., Corcoran was heading south on Route 53 when he collided with an eastbound semi-truck on Manhattan Road. His car ended up pinned beneath the semi's trailer, and responders declared him dead at the scene. No one else was injured in the crash.
Becky Beckman was a passenger in a Dodge Journey that was struck by a driver, identified as Rita Hindman, 68, who allegedly ran a red light. Beckman died later that week from injuries sustained in the accident. Her husband, Mickey, was also hospitalized in unknown condition.
Linda Forbes, 59, was driving a Toyota station wagon on South Morgan Street at about 8:30pm when she was hit at an intersection by an eastbound car on West 16th Street.
Around 6:30 a.m. Friday morning, a woman was struck by an O’Hare-bound train at the Irving Park stop on the Northwest Side. The victim was apparently brushed by the side of the train, causing her to fall onto the platform.
It was shortly before 6:00pm when Haught was driving a pickup truck south on Route 37, and crossed into the oncoming lane where he collided head-on with a Jeep driven by Trey Holmes, 23.
A small passenger plane that was on it's way from Indianapolis to the Central Illinois Regional Airport disappeared off air control radar shortly before its schedule landing time at around midnight, April 7. After a search team found the wreckage, seven people have been confirmed dead.
A 21-year-old Decatur man identified as Blake Gilliam was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash at about 4:39 a.m.
A 39-year-old man was driving on Black Road and Bethel Drive when Heather Brown, 31, allegedly struck his vehicle while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The man was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center with broken ribs, a punctured spleen and bruised lungs.
Truck driver Dior Turner, of South Bend, Indiana, was westbound on U.S. Route 20 when his semi-trailer truck left the roadway at Reinking Road and overturned around 5:15 a.m.
About 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Michael Joseph, 59, was biking west in the 1200 block of West 74th Street when a light-colored Chevrolet sedan struck him from behind. The sedan then fled west on 74th Street and then north on Loomis.
The driver of a vehicle collided with Ricardo Capistran in the 1600 block of North Talman at about 1 p.m. Capistran sustained injuries including broken ribs and fingers and a broken clavicle. Capistran is in the Intensive Care Unit.
This morning at around 7:00, a pickup ran off the road and struck a tree on Illinois 192 just east of Edgington. The victim, an 18-year-old male from Aledo, was airlifted to a hospital in unknown condition. He was the only occupant of the vehicle.
Iftikhar Hussain, who was apparently following GPS navigation, drove off the ramp of the Cline Avenue bridge causing his car to fall 37-feet where it then erupted into flames, leading to the death of his wife Zohra Hussain.
Just after 9 a.m. Thursday in Henderson County, a 2002 Dodge Intrepid driven by 23-year-old Samuel Anthony Brown was westbound on Highway 34 at the same time a 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 85-year-old Robert Alden Kemp, was eastbound on the highway.
A 54-year-old man from Erie was traveling east bound on 206th North crossing route 84 when he was hit by a southbound 2006 Pontiac driven by a 28-year-old man from Fulton.
A 26-year-old man was crossing North York Road at around 3:30 a.m. when he was struck by a semi-truck that didn't stop. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
At around 8:15 a.m., the Illinois State Police Executive Protection Unit officers were involved in a routine movement of Governer Rauner when one of the vehicles in the motorcade was involved in a traffic accident.
Five people have been reportedly injured after a three-vehicle collision Sunday morning on Bishop Ford Freeway. When all three vehicles crashed, one of the cars overturned near 119th Street. One person is in critical condition while the others are in serious condition.
Two people are facing DUI charges after a traffic collision resulted in the death of a pedestrian Friday night in Joliet.
A man was riding on I-55 when his car became engulfed in flames for as of yet unknown reasons. The man got out of the burning car and attempted to flee by running through traffic, but was struck by another vehicle.
One person was killed when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a pickup truck in Alton, Illinois, at around 9:30 Sunday morning. The controlled crossing includes gates, bells and warning lights. Witnesses reported seeing the truck driver go around the warning gates.
Jazzalyn Fontanez was crossing Halsted with a load of dirty laundry she was carrying to a laudramat down the street when she was struck by a fast moving car. The car did not stop to render aid, and the impact threw Fontanez at least a half block away. She was rushed to John H.
Manuel Hernandez was driving a semi-truck eastbound on Interstate 80 when he reached for an object on the floorboard just as another truck was entering the interstate from Illinois 78. Hernandez was not able to avoid hitting the semi in front of him.