Motor Vehicle Accidents

3 hospitalized after wrong-way crash on DuSable Lake Shore Dr in Douglas

CHICAGO, IL -- Three people were injured, two critically, due to a wrong-way collision early Tuesday in Chicago's Douglas neighborhood, according to CBS News Chicago

The two-vehicle crash happened on the northbound side of DuSable Lake Shore Drive, near East 31st Street, at about 12:40 a.m.

Chicago Police said a Honda sedan was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it collided head-on with an oncoming Ford Expedition. 

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2 sent to hospital after car slams into restaurant on Southwest Side

CHICAGO, IL -- Two people were injured Tuesday morning when a car crashed into a restaurant in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood, according to ABC7 Chicago

The incident took place in the area of West 35th Place and South Western Boulevard, shortly after 7:00 a.m.

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Hit-and-run driver sought after fatal pedestrian crash in West Loop

CHICAGO, IL -- A hit-and-run crash early Sunday in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood claimed the life of a pedestrian, according to ABC7 Chicago

The fatal incident took place in the 1300 block of West Kinzie Street at around 2:00 a.m.

Investigators say the victim was struck by a driver in a dark blue 2011 Cadillac SUV with Illinois registration number DV19629. Following the contact, the driver fled the scene without stopping to render aid or alert authorities. 

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Male pedestrian hit, killed by train near Midlothian station

COOK COUNTY, IL -- A man died Friday morning after being struck by a Metra Rock Island train in Midlothian, according to FOX 32 Chicago

Authorities said the fatal incident occurred on the tracks near Midlothian station, located at 3750 147th Street, at about 8:15 a.m.

The circumstances around the event remain under investigation, but the male pedestrian, who had a ticket to board a train at the station, was hit by Metra Rock Island train #403. 

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Motorcyclist dies day after crash with SUV at Antioch intersection

LAKE COUNTY, IL – A 60-year-old man from Wisconsin died following a motorcycle collision Saturday afternoon in unincorporated Antioch, north of Chicago, reports WGN9

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Authorities called to major crash involving tree in Englewood

CHICAGO, IL -- Authorities responded to a major wreck early Tuesday in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood that left a vehicle severely damaged, according to CBS News Chicago

The accident occurred off the intersection of West 59th Street and South Lowe Avenue, near New Eden Evangelical and Englewood Used Auto Parts. 

While the circumstances of the crash remain unknown at this time, crews arrived to find the mangled wreckage of a car following its apparent crash into a nearby tree. 

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