Motor Vehicle Accidents

CFD truck strikes South Side home, displacing two residents

CHICAGO, IL -- A Chicago Fire Department truck crashed into a home on the city's South Side Monday night, leaving two residents displaced, according to Chicago Tribune

The incident impacted a residence on the 7700 block of South Damen Avenue, in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, just before 10:00 p.m.

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Male pedestrian dies after West Garfield Park hit-and-run

CHICAGO, IL -- A man died Saturday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood, reports WGN9

The fatal incident took place in the 500 block of South Independence Boulevard. Chicago Police were dispatched to the scene shortly before 8:20 p.m.

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Accident closes two lanes on I-57 NB near Fernwood

CHICAGO, IL -- Authorities were dispatched to a crash Friday morning on Interstate 57 on Chicago's South Side, according to TTWN Chicago

The accident impacted the inbound lanes of I-57 approaching West 107th Street, in the city's Fernwood neighborhood. It was first reported by TTWN at 11:20 a.m.

Very few details have been released, but the two right northbound lanes were closed in the immediate aftermath. At the time of the initial report, traffic in the area had backed up to 123rd Street. 

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Boy on bicycle hit, injured by vehicle in Buffalo Grove crosswalk

LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bike in Buffalo Grove, reports WGN9

The incident took place at the intersection of Weiland Road and Newton Drive. Local police were dispatched to the scene at around 7:28 a.m.

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Motorcyclist dies after crash with SUV on IL-21 in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, IL -- A 49-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on State Route 21 in unincorporated Libertyville, reports FOX 32 Chicago

The fatal accident occurred on the southbound side of IL-21 near Independence Grove Dog Park. 

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3 injured as vehicle crashes off I-290 in Tri-Taylor area

COOK COUNTY, IL -- Three people were hospitalized early Monday after a single-vehicle accident off Interstate 290 in Chicago's Tri-Taylor area, reports FOX 32 Chicago

The accident occurred on the eastbound lanes of I-290 at Western Avenue. Illinois State Police arrived on the scene at around 1:36 a.m.

While it is unclear what led up to the wreck, officials said a vehicle traveled off the roadway and crashed into an embankment. 

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